Volume 33, Issue 1 (March 2019)


Introduction: Human Animal Health in Medical Anthropology

Alex M. Nading and Hannah Brown

A Genealogy of Animal Diseases and Social Anthropology (1870–2000)

Frederic Keck

Zoonotic Semiotics: Plague Narratives and Vanishing Signs in Madagascar

Genese Marie Sodikoff

Hookworms Make Us Human: The Microbiome, Eco‐immunology, and a Probiotic Turn in Western Health Care

Jamie Lorimer

Living Waste and the Labor of Toxic Health on American Factory Farms

Alex Blanchette

Training Dogs to Feel Good: Embodying Well‐being in Multispecies Relations

Natalie Porter

Entanglements in Health and Well‐being: Working with Model Organisms in Biomedicine and Bioscience

Carrie Friese and Joanna Latimer

Care as an Alternative to Euthanasia? Reconceptualizing Veterinary Palliative and End‐of‐life Care

Alexander Badman‐King and Samantha Hurn

Holobionts, Multispecies Ecologies, and the Biopolitics of Care: Emerging Landscapes of Praxis in a Medical Anthropology of the Anthropocene

Agustin Fuentes

Interspecies Engagement in Medical Anthropology

Lesley A. Sharp

Book Reviews

Review of Indirect Action: Schizophrenia, Epilepsy, AIDS, and the Course of Health Activism. Lisa Diedrich, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016, 290 pp.

Mary Anglin

Review of The Look of a Woman: Facial Feminization Surgery and the Aims of Trans Medicine. Eric Plemons, Durham: Duke University Press, 2017, 208 pp.

Bernadette Wegenstein

Review of The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community. Elizabeth Hoover, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017, 392 pp.

Dana E. Powell

Review of Landscapes of Power: Politics of Energy Development in the Navajo Nation. Dana E. Powell, Durham: Duke University Press, 2018, 309 pp.

Gilbert A. Quintero

Review of Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Clare, Eli. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017, 218pp.

Michele Friedner and University of Chicago Disability Studies Study Group

Review of The Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil. Alvaro Jarrín. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017, 272 pp.

Samuel Taylor‐Alexander

Review of Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty‐first‐century America. Jennifer Terry, Durham: Duke University Press, 2017, 264 pp.

Kenneth MacLeish

Review of Medicine in the Meantime: The Work of Care in Mozambique. Ramah McKay, Durham: Duke University Press, 2018, 256 pp.

China Scherz

Review of The Zero Trimester: Pre-pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk. Miranda R. Waggoner, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017, 280 pp.

Elise Andaya

Review of Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran. Orkideh Behrouzan, Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016, 328 pp.

Shahla Talebi