Volume 32, Issue 4 (December 2018)


A Crisis of Care: The Politics and Therapeutics of a Rape Crisis Hotline

Emma L. Backe

Choreographing Death: A Social Phenomenology of Medical Aid-in-dying in the United States

Mara Buchbinder

Tourism Labor, Embodied Suffering, and the Deportation Regime in the Dominican Republic

Armando Matiz-Reyes, Caroline Mary Parker, José Félix Colón-Burgos, Mark Padilla, and Nelson Varas-Díaz

The Binds of Global Health Partnership: Working out Working Together in Sierra Leone

Andrew Brooks and Clare Herrick

Stuck in the Clinic: Vernacular Healing and Medical Anthropology in Contemporary sub-Saharan Africa

China Scherz

When Doctors Don’t Tie: Hierarchical Medicalization, Reproduction, and Sterilization in Brazil

Ugo Felicia Edu

When Diabetes Confronts HIV: Biological Sub-citizenship at a Public Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya

David Ndetei, Edna Bosire, Emily Mendenhall, and Gregory Barnabas Omondi

Book Reviews

Review of Tell Me Why My Children Died: Rabies, Indigenous Knowledge, and Communicative Justice. Charles L. Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs, Durham: Duke University Press, 2016, 344 pp.

Genese Marie Sodikoff

Review of Mistreated. The Political Consequences of the Fight against AIDS in Lesotho. Nora Kenworthy, Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2017, 240 pp.

Eva Vernooij

Review of Abortion Pills, Test Tube Babies, and Sex Toys: Emerging Sexual and Reproductive Technologies in the Middle East and North Africa. L. L. Wynn and Angel M. Foster, eds., Nashville: Vanderbilt Press, 2016, 251 pp.

Cortney Hughes Rinker

Review of Reinventing Hoodia: Peoples, Plants, and Patents in South Africa. Laura A. Foster, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017, 232 pp.

Damien Droney

Review of Zika: From the Brazilian Backlands to Global Threat. Deborah Diniz, translated by Diane Groskalus Whitty, London: Zed Books, 2016, 192 pp.

Arachu Castro and Jeni Stolow

Review of Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital. Mark de Rond, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2017, 176 pp.

Omar Dewachi

Review of Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy. Kia Lilly Caldwell. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2017, 216 pp.

Alysia Loren Mann Carey

Review of Children as Caregivers: The Global Fight against Tuberculosis and HIV in Zambia. Jean Hunleth, Rutgers University Press, 2017, 224 pp.

Rania Kassab Sweis

Review of Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives, Sarah Lamb, ed., New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2017, 266 pp.

Aaron Seaman

Review of Imperfect Pregnancies: A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis. Ilana Löwy, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017, 277 pp.

Sallie Han