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  1. Biomedicine in an Unstable Place
    This ethnography shows how the struggle to practice clinical medicine in a resource-strapped public hospital in Papua New Guinea is complicated by the attempts of doctors, nurses, and patients to make themselves visible to others—kin,... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2014
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Speculative Markets
    In this unprecedented account of the dynamics of Nigeria's pharmaceutical markets, Kristin Peterson gives us a sobering ethnographic analysis of the effects of speculation and "development" as they reverberate across... Learn More
    Published: 25th August 2014
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  3. Illusions of a Future
    This pioneering ethnography of psychoanalysis focuses on Chicago, a historically important location in the development and institutionalization of psychoanalysis in the United States, in order to examine the nexus of theory, practice,... Learn More
    Published: 20th August 2014
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  4. Clinical Labor
    Forms of embodied labor, such as surrogacy and participation in clinical trials, are central to biomedical innovation, but they are rarely considered as labor. The authors take on that project, analyzing what they call clinical... Learn More
    Published: 14th February 2014
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  5. Professing Selves
    The Islamic Republic of Iran permits, and even partially subsidizes, sex reassignment surgery. Based on historical and ethnographic research, Afsaneh Najmabadi examines what transsexuality means in postrevolutionary Iran.... Learn More
    Published: 27th December 2013
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Biological Relatives
    Sarah Franklin explores the history and future of in vitro fertilization (IVF) thirty-five years and five million babies after its initial success as a form of technologically-assisted human reproduction.... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2013
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Addiction Trajectories

    Addiction Trajectories

    Edited by Eugene Raikhel and William Garriott

    Series Experimental Futures

    Duke University Press Books

    Drawing on medical anthropology and science and technology studies,the contributors to Addiction Trajectories examine the epistemic, therapeutic, and experiential dimensions of contemporary addiction.... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2013
    Hardback | £84.00
  8. Addiction Trajectories

    Addiction Trajectories

    Edited by Eugene Raikhel and William Garriott

    Series Experimental Futures

    Duke University Press Books

    Drawing on medical anthropology and science and technology studies,the contributors to Addiction Trajectories examine the epistemic, therapeutic, and experiential dimensions of contemporary addiction.... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2013
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. The Soul of Anime
    Drawing on ethnographic research including interviews with artists at some of Tokyo's leading animation studios, Ian Condry focuses attention on the collective social energy that has made anime a global cultural phenomenon.... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2013
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  10. Bodies in Formation
    In Bodies in Formation, anthropologist Rachel Prentice enters surgical suites increasingly packed with new medical technologies to explore how surgeons are made in the early twenty-first century.... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2012
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. Seizing the Means of Reproduction
    In Seizing the Means of Reproduction, Michelle Murphy's initial focus on the alternative health practices developed by radical feminists in the United States during the 1970s and 1980s opens into a sophisticated analysis of the... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2012
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  12. Medicating Race
    In Medicating Race, Anne Pollock traces the intersecting discourses of race, pharmaceuticals, and heart disease in the United States over the past century, from the founding of cardiology through the FDA's approval of BiDil, the... Learn More
    Published: 2nd October 2012
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  13. Drugs for Life
    Published: 3rd September 2012
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  14. Lively Capital
    This collection of anthropology of science essays explores the new forms of capital, markets, ethical, legal, and intellectual property concerns associated with new forms of research in the life sciences.... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2012
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  15. Revolutionary Medicine
    An ethnography of post-Soviet Cubas health-care sector which reveals Cuba to be a pragmatic and contradictory state.... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2012
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. Ecologies of Comparison
    A rich ethnography of ecopolitics in Hong Kong in the late 1990s, as the region shifted to Chinese sovereignty, Ecologies of Comparison describes how ecological concepts of uniqueness and scale resonated among environmentalists,... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2011
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £18.99
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