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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...
Mortality Crisis in Post-Soviet Russia
A review of Death and Freedom in Post-Soviet Russia: An Ethnography of a Mortality Crisis, by Michelle Parsons. Michelle Parsons’ dissertation takes a...
Culture of Mental Health in Oaxaca
A review of The Culture of Mental Health in a Changing Oaxaca, by Whitney L. Duncan. The globalization of a biomedical approach to mental health,...
Governance of HIV/AIDS in China
A review of Opportunistic Infections: The Governance of HIV/AIDS in China, by Elsa Fan. In her dissertation, Elsa Fan explores a contemporary health c...
Hunger & Humanitarianism in Nepal
A review of The Anatomy of Ephemeral Care: Health, Hunger, and Short-Term Humanitarian Intervention in Northwest Nepal, by David M. Citrin. Just over ...
Sex Workers & HIV in India
A review of ‘Flying’ Female Sex Workers in Kolkata, India: Using ‘Cultural Biography’ to Understand HIV Risk Perception, by Sunny Sinha. Sunny Sinha’s...
Assisted Reproduction in Mexico
A review of The Sociocultural Aspects of Assisted Reproduction in Mexico by Sandra P. González-Santos. Reproduction is just as political a matter as M...
Street-Involved Youth in London, Ontario
A review of The Wounded Bricoleur: Adversity, Artifice and the Becoming of Street-Involved Youth in London, Ontario, Canada, by Mark Stewart Dolson. H...
Changing Ideals of Nourishment & Health in Guatemala
A review of The Weight of the Body: Changing Ideals of Fatness, Nourishment, and Health in Guatemala, by Emily Yates-Doerr. Incidence of metabolic ill...
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Institute of Experimental Medicine, St Petersburg
A review of The Institute of Experimental Medicine (Научно–исследовательный институт экспериментальной медицины) (St. Petersburg). In November o...
Canada’s Mandatory Immigration HIV Screening
A review of Cordon Sanitaire or Healthy Policy? How Prospective Immigrants with HIV are Organized by Canada’s Mandatory HIV Screening Policy, by Laura...
Delhi Slum Life & Self-Cultivation
A review of “I Have My Own Two Hands”: Re-Interpreting the Risks of Slum Life in Delhi and Cultivating the Self through Neighborhood, Citizenship, Kin...