Tag Archives: Medical Anthropology

Alcoholism & Recovery in Guatemala

A review of The Sober Self: Discourse and Identity of Recovering Alcoholics in the Western Highlands of Guatemala, by Carla Pezzia. “The Sober Self” draws…

Avian Flu in Vietnam

A review of Threatening Lives: Controlling Avian Flu in Vietnam’s Poultry Economy, by Natalie Porter. Since its appearance in 1997, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)…

Multiple Personality & Social Movements

A review of Know Thyselves: Theorizing Multiple Personality through Social Movements, by Jennifer Taylor. Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD),…

Staying Safe During Fieldwork

Safety in the Field In August 2013, a former study abroad student published a report on her experiences with sexual violence in India that sparked…