Volume 31, Issue 2 (June 2017)


The Irrelevance Narrative: Queer (In)Visibility in Medical Education and Practice

William J. Robertson

Afghan Refugee Explanatory Models of Depression: Exploring Core Cultural Beliefs and Gender Variations

Qais Alemi, Sigrid James, Susan C. Weller, and Susanne Montgomery

Neurasthenia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and the Medicalization of Worry in a Vietnamese Psychiatric Hospital

Allen L. Tran

Resisting “Reason”: A Comparative Anthropological Study of Social Differences and Resistance toward Health Promotion and Illness Prevention in Denmark

Camilla Hoffmann Merrild, Mette Bech Risør, Peter Vedsted, and Rikke Sand Andersen

Routines, Hope, and Antiretroviral Treatment among Men and Women in Uganda

Amina Nalwoga, Charles Rwabukwali, David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Eddy J. Walakira, Emily Kyarikunda, Florence Namutiibwa, George Ssendegye, Janet W. McGrath, Judith Birungi, Margaret S. Winchester, Nicholas Ayebazibwe, and Sheila Kisakye

Publically Misfitting: Extreme Weight and the Everyday Production and Reinforcement of Felt Stigma

Alexandra Brewis, Amber Wutich, Sarah Trainer, and SeungYong Han

Embodying Transition in Later Life: “Having a Fall” as an Uncertain Status Passage for Elderly Women in Southeast London

Miriam Boyles

Book Reviews

Review of Suicide and Agency: Anthropological Perspectives on Self-Destruction, Personhood, and Power. Ludek Broz and Daniel Münster, eds., London: Ashgate, 2015, 224 pp.

Tom Loffhagen

Review of Planning Families in Nepal. Jan Brunson, New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 2016, 150 pp.

Kimber McKay

Review of Smokefree: A Social, Moral and Political Atmosphere. Simone Dennis, London: Bloomsbury, 2016, 198 pp.

Imogen Bevan

Review of Holding On: African American Women Surviving HIV/AIDS. Alyson O’Daniel, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016, 264 pp.

Martina Thomas

Review of Toxic Safety: Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health. Alissa Cordner, New York: Columbia University Press, 2016, 332 pp.

Rachel Washburn

Review of Fertility Holidays. IVF Tourism and the Reproduction of Whiteness. Amy Speier, New York: New York University Press, 2016, 192 pp.

Christina Weis

Review of A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo. Nancy Rose Hunt, Durham: Duke University Press, 2016, 353 pp.

David Eaton

Review of Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds. Holly F. Mathews, Nancy J. Burke, and Eirini Kampriani, eds., New York: Routledge, 2015, 269 pp.

Anita Chary

Review of Achieving Procreation: Childlessness and IVF in Turkey and Cosmopolitan Conceptions: IVF Sojourns in Global Dubai

Amy Speier

Review of Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of AIDS Media Campaigns. Terence E. McDonnell, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016, 257 pp.

Nicola Bulled