Volume 31, Issue 4 (December 2017)


From Reproductive Rights to Responsibilization: Fashioning Liberal Subjects in Mexico City’s New Public Sector Abortion Program

Elyse Ona Singer

From the “Technician Thing” to the “Mental Game”: Masculinity and U.S. Homebirth

April Driesslein

The Work of Inscription: Antenatal Care, Birth Documents, and Shan Migrant Women in Chiang Mai

Bo Kyeong Seo

Commodifying Indigeneity: How the Humanization of Birth Reinforces Racialized Inequality in Mexico

Rosalynn Adeline Vega

Negotiations of Blame and Care among HIV-positive Mothers and Daughters in South Africa’s Eastern Cape

Beth Vale, Lucie Cluver, and Rebecca Hodes

The New Rich and Their Unplanned Births: Stratified Reproduction under China’s Birth-planning Policy

Lihong Shi

“The First Intervention Is Leaving Home”: Reasons for Electing an Out-of-hospital Birth among Minnesotan Mothers

Helen Hazen

Guadalupan Devotion as a Moderator of Psychosocial Stress among Mexican Immigrants in the Rural Southern United States

Jason A. DeCaro and Mary Rebecca Read-Wahidi

Book Reviews

Review of Extraordinary Conditions: Culture and Experience in Mental Illness. Janis H. Jenkins, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015, 343 pp.

Emily Mendenhall

Review of Preterm Birth in the United States: A Sociocultural Approach. Janet M. Bronstein, Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2016, 337 pp.

Sarah E. Rubin

Review of Patient-centered IVF. Bioethics and Care in a Dutch Clinic. Trudie Gerrits, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016, 357 pp.

Larissa Remennick

Review of Culture and PTSD: Trauma in Global and Historical Perspective. Devon Hinton and Byron Good, eds., Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015, 440 pp.

Tanya Luhrmann

Review of Making Health Public: How News Coverage Is Remaking Media, Medicine and Contemporary Life. Charles L. Briggs and Daniel C. Hallin, London: Routledge, 2016, 239 pp.

Josh Greenberg

Review of Transplanting Care: Shifting Commitments in Health and Care in the U.S. Laura L. Heinneman, New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016, 186 pp.

Megan Crowley-Matoka

Review of A Passion for Society: How We Think about Human Suffering. Iain Wilkinson and Arthur Kleinman, Oakland: University of California Press, 2016, 302 pp.

Anja M. B. Jensen

Review of Chasing the Cure in New Mexico: Tuberculosis and the Quest for Health. Nancy Owen Lewis, Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2016, 315 pp.

Bharat Jayram Venkat

Review of Living Buddhism: Mind, Self, and Emotion in a Thai Community. Julia Cassaniti, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015, 213 pp.

Joanna Cook