Biosocial worlds anthropology of health environments beyond determinism

Biosocial Worlds presents state-of-the-art contributions to anthropological reflections on the porous boundaries between human and non-human life - biosocial worlds. Based on changing understandings of biology and the social, it explores what it means to be human in these worlds. Growing separation...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Jens, Seeberg (Editor), Andreas, Roepstorff (Editor), Lotte, Meinert (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London UCL Press 2020, 2020©2020
Series:Culture and health
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Introduction
  • 1. Permeable bodies and environmental delineation
  • 2. Situating biologies. Studying differentiation as material-semiotic practice
  • 3. Pig-human relations in neonatology: knowing and unknowing in a multi-species collaborative
  • 4. Anthropology's end to biodeterminism: a new sociobiology
  • 5. Tribes without rulers: bacteria life in the human holobiont
  • 6. Biosocial dynamics of multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis: a bacterial perspective
  • 7. When sickness comes in multiples: co-morbidity in Botswana
  • 8. Legacies of violence: the communicability of spirits and trauma in Northern Uganda
  • 9. Extinction and time amid climate change or, what is a Horizon?