Volume 30, Issue 1 (March 2016)


Toward an Anthropology of Insurance and Health Reform: An Introduction to the Special Issue

Amy Dao and Jessica Mulligan

Keeping up with the Cadillacs: What Health Insurance Disparities, Moral Hazard, and the Cadillac Tax Mean to The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Rebecca Adkins Fletcher

Insurance Accounts: The Cultural Logics of Health Care Financing

Jessica Mulligan

Neoliberal Justice and the Transformation of the Moral: The Privatization of the Right to Health Care in Colombia

César Ernesto Abadía-Barrero

Is There a Role for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Preventive and Promotive Health? An Anthropological Assessment in the Context of U.S. Health Reform

Jennifer Jo Thompson and Mark Nichter

Gendering the Burden of Care: Health Reform and the Paradox of Community Participation in Western Belize

Beth A. Uzwiak and Siobhan Curran

The Social Life of Health Insurance in Low- to Middle-income Countries: An Anthropological Research Agenda

Amy Dao and Mark Nichter

Book Reviews

Review of Yaya’s Story: The Quest for Well-Being in the World. PaulStoller, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2014, 157 pp.

Anna Jaysane-Darr

Review of Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life. CherylMattingly Oakland: University of California Press, 2014, 261 pp.

Elizabeth Carpenter-Song

Review of Blind Spot: How Neoliberalism Infiltrated Global Health. SalmaanKeshavjee Oakland: University of California Press, 2014, 240 pp.

Erin Koch

Review of Para-states and Medical Science: Making African Global Health. P. WenzelGeissler, ed., Durham: Duke University Press, 2015, 376 pp.

Johanna Crane

Review of Heartsick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease. JanetShim New York: NYU Press, 2014, 277 pp.

Michael J. Montoya

Review of Community Health Narratives: A Reader. Emily Mendenhall and Kathy Wollner, eds., Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015, 338 pp.

Nolan Kline

Review of Bioinsecurity and Vulnerability. Nancy Chen and Lesley Sharp, eds., Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press Advanced Seminar Series, 2014, 320 pp.

Alex Nading

Review of Drug Effects: Khat in Biocultural and Socioeconomic Perspective. LisaL. Gezon, Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, Inc., 2012, 263 pp.

Guntars Ermansons

Review of Healing Roots: Anthropology in Life and Medicine. Julie Laplante, New York: Berghahn Books, 2015, 289 pp.

Abigail Lynch

Review of Anthropology of Infectious Disease. Merrill Singer, Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, Inc., 2015, 512 pp.

Theresa MacPhail

Review of Twins Talk: What Twins Tell Us about Person, Self, and Society. Dona Lee Davis, Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014, 321 pp.

Alison Cool

Review of The Clinic and Elsewhere: Addiction, Adolescents, and the Afterlife of Therapy. Todd Meyers, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013, 170 pp.

Kelly Ray Knight