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Developing a relational perspective on urban mental health
Since 2011 more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Current interdisciplinary research investigates the effects of urban life on mental health. I will argue for the special importance of ethnographic ...
Erweiterte Fallstudien zu Verwandtschaft und Reproduktionstechnologien
From the 1970s onwards, reproductive medicine made available interventions and treatments that were readily taken up by an increasing number of people “to make kin” in western and “non-western” societies alike. Instead of ...
Epigenetics: Embedded bodies and the molecularisation of biography and milieu
The molecular biological field of epigenetics has recently attracted attention not only in biology, but also in the broader scientific community and the popular press. Commentators paint a very heterogeneous picture with ...
Epigenetics: Localizing biology through co-laboration
This paper reports on a co-laborative laboratory ethnography in a molecular biology laboratory conducting research on environmental epigenetics. It focuses on a single study concerned with the material implications of ...