Tracking the organ trade, anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes visited African and South American dialysis units, organ banks, police morgues, and hospitals. She interviewed surgeons, patient’s rights activists, pathologists, nephrologists, and nurses. So why aren’t more people listening to her?
July 7, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Is culture just a side effect of the struggle to avoid disease?
March 3, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Psychiatry is under attack for not being scientific enough, but the real problem is its blindness to culture. When it comes to mental illness, we wear the disorders that come off the rack.
June 3, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
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