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Wissensarbeit als Gegenstand der Europäischen Ethnologie
From a praxeological perspective, the article explores knowledge cultures typical for late modern societies. Drawing on fieldwork studying a genetic screening in Cyprus and hospital practices in Germany, the interplay of ...
Natur | Kultur
Überlegungen zu einer relationalen Anthropologie
Taking its departure from recent calls to „unify“ the sciences of nature, society and culture, or at least „to bridge the gap“ between these fields of inquiry, the article critically reviews these propositions, mainly ...
When Care Strikes Back
Some Strategies and Tactics for Dealing with Ambivalence of Visibility in Chronic Illness
Building on the works of sociologists of health and illness that have highlighted the effects of visible difference and stigmatisation since Goffman, this article examines the ambivalence of visibility experienced by people ...
Erweiterte Fallstudien zu Verwandtschaft und Reproduktionstechnologien
Potenziale einer Ethnografie von Normalisierungsprozessen
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 ...
Relational Investigations into Modes of Being-in-the-World
This paper introduces the notion of ‘phenomenography’. Phenomenography is an ethnographic research practice that attempts to combine practice-theoretical approaches (praxiography) to investigations of human-environment-technology ...
Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Negative Emotions in New York City After a Natural Disaster as Seen in Social Media
Disasters have substantial consequences for population mental health. We used Twitter to (1) extract negative emotions indicating discomfort in New York City (NYC) before, during, and after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. We ...