Volume 32, Issue 1 (March 2018)


Security and the Traumatized Street Child: How Gender Shapes International Psychiatric Aid in Cairo

Rania Kassab Sweis

Embedded Narratives: Metabolic Disorders and Pentecostal Conversion in Samoa

Jessica Hardin

Efficacious Holidays: The Therapeutic Dimensions of Pleasure and Discipline in Czech Respiratory Spas

Susanna Trnka

Handle with Care: Rethinking the Rights versus Culture Dichotomy in Cancer Disclosure in India

Cecilia Coale Van Hollen

Only Near Is Dear? Doing Elderly Care with Everyday ICTs in Indian Transnational Families

Tanja Ahlin

Recognizing Dementia: Constructing Deconstruction in a Danish Memory Clinic

Iben M. Gjødsbøl and Mette N. Svendsen

The Attachment Imperative: Parental Experiences of Relation-making in a Danish Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Laura E. Navne, Mette N. Svendsen, and Tine M. Gammeltoft

“You Can Learn Merely by Listening to the Way a Patient Walks through the Door”: The Transmission of Sensory Medical Knowledge

Gili Hammer

Book Reviews

Review of Metabolic Living: Food, Fat, and the Absorption of Illness in India. Harris Solomon, Durham: Duke University Press, 2016, 292 pp.

Nayantara Sheoran Appleton

Review of Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China. Tiantian Zheng, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015, 244 pp.

Yifeng Cai

Review of Volunteer Economies: The Politics and Ethics of Voluntary Labour in Africa. Ruth Prince and Hannah Brown, eds., Rochester, NY: James Currey Press, 2016, 270 pp.

Lydia Boyd

Review of Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation. Sheila Cosminsky. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016, 318 pp.

Jonathan Maupin

Review of Reluctant Intimacies: Japanese Eldercare in Indonesian hands. Beata Świtek, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016, 226 pp.

Iza Kavedžija

Review of The Lives of Community Health Workers: Local Labor and Global Health in Urban Ethiopia. Kenneth Maes, New York: Routledge, 2017, 171 pp.

Crystal Biruk

Review of Ethnographies of Breastfeeding: Cultural Contexts and Confrontations. Tanya Cassidy and Abdullah El Tom, eds., London: Bloomsbury, 2015, 255 pp.

Michelle Walks

Review of Biomedical Entanglements: Conceptions of Personhood in a Papua New Guinean Society. Franziska Herbst, New York: Berghahn, 2016, 258 pp.

Alice Street

Review of Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury. Anna Kirkland, New York: NYU Press, 2016, 273 pp.

Emily K. Brunson

Review of Thai in Vitro: Gender, Culture, and Assisted Reproduction. Andrea Whittaker, New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2015, 276 pp.

Claudia Merli