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SPECIAL COLLECTION

Reverberations: Disability and the New Kinship Imaginary

by Rayna Rapp & Faye Ginsburg

Volume 84, #2

Spring 2011

Abstracts or excerpts for this issue (vol. 84, #2) are available through Project Muse.

 

Volume 84, #2 • Spring 2011

 

FEATURING:

Reverberations: Disability and the New Kinship Imaginary

by Rayna Rapp & Faye Ginsburg

 

Adriana Petryna | Pharmaceuticals and the Right to Health: Reclaiming Patients

and the Evidence Base of New Drugs

Sienna R. Craig | “Good” Manufacturing by Whose Standards? Remaking Concepts of Quality, Safety, and Value in the Production of Tibetan Medicines

R. Ben Penglase | Lost Bullets: Fetishes of Urban Violence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marcy Brink-Danan | Dangerous Cosmopolitanism: Erasing Difference in Istanbul

Sealing Cheng | The Paradox of Vernacularization: Women’s Human Rights and the Gendering of Nationhoods

Jie Yang | The Politics of the Dang’an: Spectralization, Spatialization, and Neoliberal Governmentality in China

 

SOCIAL THOUGHT & COMMENTARY:

Lawrence Rosen | Anthropological Assumptions and the Afghan War

 

BOOK REVIEWS:

Jonathan G. Andelson | Charles E. Hurst and David L. McConnell’s An Amish Paradox: Diversity and Change in the World’s Largest Amish Community

Marcelo J. Borges | Judith Noemí Freidenberg’s The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity

Juraj Buzalka | Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz (eds) Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Habiba Chirchir | Sverker Finnström’s Living with Bad Surroundings: War, History, and Everyday Moments in Northern Uganda

J. Michael Ryan | Sujatha Fernandes’ Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chavez’s Venezuela

Christopher Taylor | Luc de Heusch’s Pouvoir et Religion: pour reconcilier l’histoire et l’anthropologie

Susan Terrio | John R. Bowen’s Can Islam Be French? Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State