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Women's Empowerment and Global Health: A Twenty-First-Century Agenda (University of California Press 2016)

Edited by Shari Dworkin, Monica Gandhi, and Paige Passano

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Tell Me Why My Children Died: Rabies, Indigenous Knowledge, an
d Communicative Justice
(Duke University Press, 2016)

Charles L. Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs


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No One Will Let Her Live: Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi Slum (University of California Press, 2015)

Claire Snell-Rood 


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The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains (Princeton University Press, 2015)

Thomas W. Laqueur



Una enfermedad monstruo: Indígenas derribando el cerco de la discriminación en salud (A Monster Disease: Indigenous Peoples Breaking Down the Wall of Health-Based Discrimination) (Lugar Editorial, 2015)

Charles L. Briggs, Norbelys Gómez, Tirso Gómez, Clara Mantini-Briggs, Conrado Moraleda Izco, and Enrique Moraleda Izco


addicted.pregnant.poor (Duke University Press, 2015)

Kelly Ray Knight



Violence at the Urban Margins (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Edited by Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes


Ordinary Medicine: Extraordinary Treatments, Longer Lives, and Where to Draw the Line (Duke University Press, 2015)

Sharon Kaufman



Bioinsecurity and Vulnerability (SAR Press, 2014)

Edited by Nancy Chen and Lesley Sharp


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A Disability of the Soul: An ethnography of schizophrenia and mental illness in Japan (Cornell 2013)

Karen Nakamura



Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States (University of California Press, 2013)

Seth Holmes



Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us (University of California Press, 2013)

S. Lochlann Jain 


Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina (Duke University Press, 2013)

Vincanne Adams



Good Science: The Ethical Choreography of Stem Cell Research (MIT Press, 2013)

Charis Thompson


Race Decoded: The Genomic Fight for Social Justice (Stanford University Press, 2012)

Catherine Bliss



From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice (Oxford University Press, 2011)

Jodi Halpern 




The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession along the Rio Grande (University of California Press, 2010)

Angela Garcia 




What's the Use of Race? Modern Governance and the Biology of Difference (MIT Press, 2010)

Edited by Ian Whitmarsh and David S. Jones




And a Time to Die: How American Hospitals Shape the End of Life (University of Chicago Press, 2005)

Sharon Kaufman




Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling during a Medical Nightmare (University of California Pres, 2004)

Charles L. Briggs (Author), Clara Mantini-Briggs (Contributor)




Commodifying Bodies (Sage Publications, 2003)

Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Loic Wacquant