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Adolescent Initiation Rituals in Rural Tanzania
A review of Negotiating Sexuality: Adolescent Initiation Rituals and Cultural Change in Rural Southern Tanzania, by Meghan Halley. In her dissertation...
Food & Balance in Rural Yucatan
A review of Practices of Care: Food and the Pursuit of Balance in Rural Yucatán, by Lauren Wynne. Care is a local category of practice...
Canadian Regulatory Evaluation of “Alternative” Medicines
A review of An Empirical Study of Scientists’ Reasoning in the Canadian Regulatory Evaluation of Traditional, Homeopathic, Herbal, and other “Natural”...
Intimate Partner Violence & HIV in Uganda
A review of Living with Globalization: The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Infection in Uganda, by Margaret Winchester. In her disse...
Phenomenology & Medical Anthropology
A Waltz with Phenomenology: Discovering the Phenomenological Method within Medical Anthropology Phenomenology, as developed within anthropology, is a ...
The Organ Trade in Bangladesh
A review of “Living Cadavers” in Bangladesh: Ethics of the Human Organ Bazaar, by Monir Moniruzzaman. From the moment of organ transplantation’s ince...
Finding Your Feet in the Field
Finding Your Feet in the Field: Defining Your Role as a Researcher Between the years 2010-2012, I conducted research for my doctoral dissertation in t...
Cesarean Births in Taiwan
A review of Debates on Gender and Technology: Cesarean Births in Taiwan, by Chen-I Kuan. Through examining the conduct of cesarean sections in Taiwan ...
Biopolitics & American Flu Pandemics
A review of Biopolitics and the Influenza Pandemics of 1918 and 2009 in the United States: Power, Immunity, and the Law, by Alina Baciu. Like...
Chinese Medicine in 20th c. France & Italy
A review of La médecine chinoise dans la pratique médicale en France et en Italie, de 1930 à nos jours. Représentations, réception, tentatives d’intég...
Science Wednesdays on Dissertation Reviews
Starting from September 12 2012, Dissertation Reviews will give you a big hit of science every Wednesday — from Bioethics Dissertation Reviews (...
Medical Control of Fertility in Peru
A review of A History of the Medical Control of Fertility in Peru, 1895-1976, by Raul Necochea Lopez. In his dissertation, Raul Lopez challenges the.....