Books available for review

If you would like to review one of these titles, please contact Rita Isabel Henderson, Book and Film Reviews Editor: Please specify the title of the work you would like to review in the subject heading of the email. 

Adams, Vincanne, ed. Metrics: What counts in global health. Duke, 2016.

Ahuja, Neel. Bioinsecurities: Disease Interventions, Empire, and the Government of Species. Duke, 2016.

Andaya, Elise. Conceiving Cuba: Reproduction, Women, and the State in the Post-Soviet Era. Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Burchardt, Marian. Faith in the time of AIDS: Religion, biopolitics, and modernity in South Africa.Palgrave, 2015.

Cosminsky, Sheila. Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth. University of Texas Press, 2016.

Craddock, Susan. Compound Solutions: Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

De Zordo, Silvia, Joanna Mishtal, and Lorena Anton. A Fragmented Landscape: Abortion Governance and Protest Logics in Europ. Berghan Books, 2016.

Heinemann, Laura L. Transplanting care: Shifting commitments in health and care in the United States. Rutgers, 2016.

Herrmans, Isabell. Ritual Retellings: Luangan Healing Performances through Practice. Berghahn, 2015.

Laplante, Julie. Healing Roots: Anthropology in Life and Medicine. Berghahn, 2015.

Lindenbaum, Shirley. Kuru Sorcery: Disease and Danger in the New Guinea Highlands. 2nd edition, expanded and updated. Paradigm, 2013.

Littlewood, Roland and Rebecca Lynch, eds. Cosmos, gods, and madmen: Frameworks in the anthropologies of medicine. Berghahn, 2016.

MacKellar, Calum and Christopher Bechtel, eds. The Ethics of the New Eugenics. Berghahn, 2014.

Meyers, Todd. The Clinic and Elsewhere: Addiction, Adolescents, and the Afterlife of Therapy. Washington, 2013.

Mukherjee, Siddartha. The Gene: An Intimate History. Bodley Head, 2016.

O’Daniel, Alyson. Holding On: African American Women Surviving HIV/AIDS. Nebraska, 2016.

Olsen, William C. and Carolyn Sargent, eds. African Medical Pluralism. Indiana University Press, 2017.

Pande, Amrita. Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India. Columbia University Press, 2014.

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

Prazak, Miroslava. Making the Mark: Gender, Identity, and Genital Cutting. Ohio University Press, 2016.

Prince, Ruth and Hannah Brown, eds. Volunteer economies: The politics and ethics of voluntary labour in Africa. James Currey, 2016.

Rylko-Bauer, Barbara. A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps: My Mother’s Memories of Imprisonment, Immigration, and a Life Remade. Univ. Oklahoma Press, 2014.

Sanabria, Emilia. Plastic Bodies: Sex Hormones and Menstrual Suppression in Brazil. Duke, 2016.

Subramaniam, Banu. Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity.  Illinois, 2014.

Tadele, Getnet and Helmut Kloos. Vulnerabilities, Impacts, and Responses to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Tappan, Jennifer. The Riddle of Malnutrition: The Long Arc of Biomedical and Public Health Interventions in Uganda. Ohio University Press, 2017.

Van Esterik, Penny and Richard A. Connor. The Dance of Nurture: Negotiating Infant Feeding. Berghahn, 2017.