Reviewer needed: ‘Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life’ by Cheryl Mattingly

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life‘ by Cheryl Mattingly (University of California Press, 2014). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. ‘Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It Read more…

‘Maturing Masculinities: Ageing, Chronic Illness, and Viagra in Mexico’ reviewed by Dr Megan Wainwright

‘Maturing Masculinities: Ageing, Chronic Illness, and Viagra in Mexico’ by Emily A. Wentzell (Duke University Press, 2013).  Maturing Masculinities highlights how erectile dysfunction co-exists with, and is understood to be the result of, a number of chronic conditions of biomedical and social origin including diabetes, hypertension, prostate surgery, sour relationships Read more…