This issue of Practicing Anthropology focuses on a complex multi-disciplinary approach to criminal justice and population health: “Health Disparities in Jail Populations: Converging Epidemics of Infectious Disease, Behavioral Health, Chronic Illness, and Substance Abuse.” The impetus for the research and the publication of our results was created by an existing collaboration between our newly established… Continue reading Keep an eye out for the upcoming special issue Health Disparities in Jail Populations with guest editor Dr. Robert T. Trotter, II!
1.Te lalolagi e faigata, tatou ke toka ki Siona fou i luga. Au fia fano. Au e fia fano kite fakai gali fou. Ne fakatoka ne toku aliki mo tatou katoa. (This world is complicated, we have to get ready to go to Zion up there. I want to go, I want to go to… Continue reading Check Out the Work of Mariko Yoshida, An Author in the Upcoming Issue of Practicing Anthropology!
Do you write non-fiction, fiction, poetry, policy briefs, or other writing for non-academic audiences? Practicing Anthropology would like to hear from you. Anthropologists have the potential to reach a wide audience, though we don’t always know how to develop writing and other media to reach beyond the discipline. The Practicing Anthropology editorial team is soliciting… Continue reading Call for Submissions – Deadline March 1
Hope Behind the Shadow of Pain! I will draw my dreams on the wall of hope. A hope of finding home Hope of going to school Hope of holding my parent’s Hands and walk through the darkness without feeling scared. It seems hard, but from the Heart of disaster I will be waiting For somehow… Continue reading Upcoming Issue highlight. The art of Salam Noah.
See the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology (coming soon) for this article and more of Dan's art. "The following creative prose, Psychedelic Healing: The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper, is a culmination of collaborative writing experiments designed to uncover noetic experiences. We define the noetic as deeply insightful moments of knowing that are… Continue reading The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper: Collaborative Writing and Noetics in Fieldwork By Katinka Hooyer with Dan Kasza
By: Ryan I. Logan, MA, CPH My article entitled “Let the Horse Run: Assessing the Potentiality, Challenges, and Future Sustainability of CHWs in Indiana” explores the experiences of community health workers in Indiana – a state that suffers from a variety of health issues – and specifically the impact, potentialities, challenges, and future of the… Continue reading Coming Soon to Practicing Anthropology: A Snapshot of Key Issues Facing Community Health Workers [and their Potential Impacts] in the Midwest
We are seeking practicing anthropologists and community partners who serve on Institutional Review Boards and/or have expertise in the area of ethics and community collaboration. We would like to talk with you about submitting short comments or a question and answer piece. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal: Building Collaborations for Victim-Centric Practice[i] By Krista Billingsley This article, and its collaboratively paired article written solely by victim-activists (Bhandari, Chaudhary, and Chaudhary 2018 in this special issue), focus on the families of people who were forcibly disappeared during Nepal’s decade-long internal armed conflict and their continued… Continue reading Critical Conversations about Transitional Justice in Nepal
Translating Forensic Science in Northern Uganda by Hugh Tuller The Acholi of northern Uganda believe that spirits of the dead have the ability to interact with the living. When unjustly killed or improperly buried, the dead can take vengeance upon the living in the forms of nightmares, waking visions, illness, crop failures, and other manifestations. After… Continue reading Translating Forensic Science in Northern Uganda