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Animal EthosThe Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What are the moral challenges and consequences of animal research in academic laboratory settings? Animal Ethos considers how the inescapable needs of lab research necessitate interspecies encounters ... More

JailcareFinding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Carolyn Sufrin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation's jails every year. What happens to them as they carry their pregnancies in a space of punishment? In this time when the public safety net is ... More

Our Most Troubling MadnessCase Studies in Schizophrenia Across Cultures

Our Most Troubling Madness: Case Studies in Schizophrenia Across Cultures

T.M. Luhrmann and Jocelyn Marrow (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291089
eISBN:
9780520964945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291089.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book examines the way schizophrenia is shaped by its social context: how life is lived with this madness in different settings, and what it is about those settings that alters the course of the ... More

Plastic ReasonAn Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Plastic Reason: An Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Tobias Rees

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288126
eISBN:
9780520963177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288126.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Throughout the twentieth century, neuronal researchers knew the adult human brain to be a thoroughly fixed and immutable cellular structure, devoid of any developmental potential. This book is a ... More

A Passion for SocietyHow We Think about Human Suffering

A Passion for Society: How We Think about Human Suffering

Iain Wilkinson and Arthur Kleinman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287228
eISBN:
9780520962408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287228.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

A Passion for Society explores the historical development and current condition of social science, focusing on how it has been shaped in response to problems of social suffering. Following a line of ... More

Moral Laboratories

Moral Laboratories

Cheryl Mattingly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520281196
eISBN:
9780520959538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281196.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It takes us on a journey into the lives of African American families caring for children ... More

Mosquito Trails"Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Mosquito Trails: "Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Alex M. Nading

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282612
eISBN:
9780520958562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282612.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

It is easy to think of mosquitoes as enemies. They not only bite us but also transmit diseases, including dengue fever, the world’s most prevalent mosquito-borne illness. Routine house-to-house ... More

Transplant Imaginary"Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The extraordinarily surgically successful realm of organ transplantation is plagued worldwide by the scarcity of donated human parts, a quandary that generates ongoing debates over the marketing of ... More

NeuropsychedeliaThe Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Nicolas Langlitz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274815
eISBN:
9780520954908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274815.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Neuropsychedelia examines the revival of psychedelic science since the “Decade of the Brain.” After the breakdown of this previously prospering area of psychopharmacology, in the wake of clashes ... More

Healing ElementsEfficacy and the Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine

Healing Elements: Efficacy and the Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine

Sienna R. Craig

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273238
eISBN:
9780520951587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273238.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Tibetan medicine has come to represent multiple and sometimes conflicting agendas. On the one hand, it must retain a sense of cultural authenticity and a connection to Tibetan Buddhism; on the other ... More

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