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By Marcia C. Inhorn
Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Anthropology of aspiration Reproductive futures Reproductive justice Reproductive activism Dubai ...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
.... Anthropology of aspiration Reproductive futures Reproductive justice Reproductive activism Dubai ...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375036-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
... This chapter offers a sustained discussion of the imagination as an epistemological-political tool and the most direct statement of Anzaldúa’s metaphysical framework. Anzaldúa draws on curanderismo (curandera work), shamanism, anthropology, fiction, and her childhood experiences to theorize...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... Moving away from the iconic dyad of organ donor and organ recipient, this chapter delves into the social life of the kidney itself to engage one of the key analytic frames that anthropology has brought to the study of transplantation. First, exploring how the notions of gift and commodity have...
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
...Framing Transplantation Moving away from the iconic dyad of organ donor and organ recipient, this chapter delves into the social life of the kidney itself to engage one of the key analytic frames that anthropology has brought to the study of transplantation. First, exploring how the notions...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... This chapter takes up a second set of analytic icons at work in the anthropology of transplant, drawing inspiration from the provocative figure of El Niño Doctor de los Enfermos (Baby Jesus, Doctor of the Sick) to explore the dense intermingling of notions of the sacred and the profane...
Book Chapter

By Anand Pandian
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... This chapter chronicles the pitching of stories to a south Indian film producer, reflecting on the movement of aspirations propelled by and reflected in cinema. producer market hope aspiration storytelling ...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... This introduction opens with a haunting ethnographic story of a German mother donating a kidney to her Mexican-born son, a story that crystallizes some of the central issues of familial sacrifice, medical salvation, and national aspiration that animate organ transplantation in Mexico...
Book Chapter

By Anand Pandian
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... producer market hope aspiration storytelling ...