Volume 30, Issue 4 (December 2016)


Special Section on Comorbidity: Introduction

Lesley Jo Weaver, Mark Nichter, and Ron Barrett

Ectoparasitic Syndemics: Polymicrobial Tick-borne Disease Interactions in a Changing Anthropogenic Landscape

Merrill Singer and Nicola Bulled

Beyond Comorbidity: A Critical Perspective of Syndemic Depression and Diabetes in Cross-cultural Contexts

Emily Mendenhall

“Just One Thing after Another”: Recursive Cascades and Chronic Conditions

Lenore Manderson and Narelle Warren

Transactions in Suffering: Mothers, Daughters, and Chronic Disease Comorbidities in New Delhi, India

Lesley Jo Weaver

Culture and Comorbidity: Intimate Partner Violence as a Common Risk Factor for Maternal Mental Illness and Reproductive Health Problems among Former Child Soldiers in Nepal

Brandon A. Kohrt and Christine Bourey

Comorbidity: Reconsidering the Unit of Analysis

Mark Nichter

Disordered Eating/Eating Disorder: Hidden Perils of the Nation’s Fight against Fat

Susan Greenhalgh

Locating Purity within Corruption Rumors: Narratives of HPV Vaccination Refusal in a Peri-urban Community of Southern Romania

Cristina A. Pop

Enveloped Lives: Practicing Health and Care in Lithuania

Rima Praspaliauskiene

Book Reviews

Review of The Politics of Morality: The Church, the State, and Reproductive Rights in Postsocialist Poland. Joanna Mishtal, Athens: University of Ohio Press, 2015, 258 pp.

Jill Owczarzak

Review of All in Your Head: Making Sense of Pediatric Pain. Mara Buchbinder, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015, 256 pp.

Todd Meyers

Review of Medical Humanitarianism: Ethnographies of Practice. Sharon Abramowitz, and Catherine Panter-Brick eds., Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015, 274 pp.

Pierre Minn

Review of In This Body: Kaqchikel Maya and the Grounding of Spirit. Servando Z. Hinojosa, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015, 272 pp.

Timothy W. Knowlton

Review of The Weight of Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala. Emily Yates-Doerr, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015, 248 pp.

Alexandra A. Brewis and Sarah Trainer

Review of Improvising Medicine. Julie Livingston, Durham: Duke University Press, 2012, 228 pp.

Carolyn Sargent

Review of Biomedicine in an Unstable Place: Infrastructure and Personhood in a Papua New Guinean Hospital. Alice Street, Durham: Duke University Press, 2014, 290 pp.

Holly Wardlow

Review of After War: The Weight of Life at Walter Reed. Zoë H. Wool, Durham: Duke University Press, 2015, 244 pp.

Elizabeth Lewis

Review of HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone. Adia Benton, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015, 176 pp.

Raphael Frankfurter

Review of Recovery’s Edge: An Ethnography of Mental Health Care and Moral Agency. Neely Laurenzo Myers, Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2015, 191 pp.

Jack R. Friedman