[ PUBLICACIÓN ] Anticoncepción forzada en el sistema de salud pública mexicano

Publication de la Escuela de Estudios de Género, Colombie, Boletín n7 « Género y Salud Sexual y Reproductiva », pp.58-66. Disponible sur http://www.humanas.unal.edu.co/2017/unidades-academicas/escuelas/escuela-de-estudios-de-genero/publicaciones/boletinas-anuales/genero-y-salud-sexual-y-reproductiva  Image : Escuela de Estudios de Género PREMIERS PARAGRAPHES En esta contribución comparto unas reflexiones sobre contracepción forzada en el sistema de salud mexicano, que ilustran la continuidad del control histórico del … Continue reading [ PUBLICACIÓN ] Anticoncepción forzada en el sistema de salud pública mexicano

[ PUBLICATION ] : Co-authorship as feminist writing and practice

Une série co-éditée avec Veronica Miranda et Lydia Z. Dixon sur le site de Cultural Anthropology. Image de Ryan Anderson ABSTRACT This collection of essays builds on a 2018 American Anthropological Association roundtable that brought together scholars whose experiences with co-authorship illuminate its productive possibilities and overlooked strengths within the discipline. As anthropology increasingly recognizes … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] : Co-authorship as feminist writing and practice

[ PUBLICATION ] Politiques de santé materno-infantile au Brésil et au Mexique

avec Alfonsina Faya Robles, Cahiers des Amériques Latines 88-89, 2018, pp.61-78. Au Mexique et au Brésil, les femmes pauvres sont la cible privilégiée de politiques de santé materno-infantiles. Dans le premier contexte, elles bénéficient d’une aide financière en échange de leur participation à des ateliers de santé et à des visites médicales. Dans le second, … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] Politiques de santé materno-infantile au Brésil et au Mexique

[ PUBLICATION ] Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of Reproduction

An edited bibliography curated by Elise Andaya and Mounia El Kotni, available at http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/abstract/document/obo-9780199766567/obo-9780199766567-0197.xml Introduction Attention to reproduction within anthropology emerged in early cross-cultural studies, largely descriptive and ethnomedical in nature, that examined reproduction in the context of cultural and religious beliefs around conception, childbirth and postpartum taboos, and knowledge about fertility regulation. However, the … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of Reproduction

[REVIEW] Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation

[Originally published on August 8, 2018 on the Association for Feminist Anthropology website] Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation, Sheila Cosminsky, University of Texas Press, 2016, 303 p. Midwives and Mothers builds on Sheila Cosminsky’s decades-long involvement with midwives in Guatemala, where she has been conducting research since 1974. This thoroughly documented … Continue reading [REVIEW] Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation

[ PUBLICATION ] Structural Violence: An Important Factor of Maternal Mortality Among Indigenous Women in Chiapas, Mexico

[Book Chapter published in Schwartz, David (ed) 2018 Maternal Health, Pregnancy-Related Morbidity and Death Among Indigenous Women of Mexico & Central America: An Anthropological, Epidemiological and Biomedical Approach, Springer, pp.147-167] Abstract  In Chiapas, Mexico's poorest state, indigenous Mayan women are twice more likely to die in childbirth than are non-indigenous women. To comply with international development … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] Structural Violence: An Important Factor of Maternal Mortality Among Indigenous Women in Chiapas, Mexico

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[ REVIEW ] Ostrach, Bayla 2017 Health Policy in a Time of Crisis

[Review Originally published on Anthropology-News ] “In Catalunya and beyond, abortion is never just a medical or even a moral issue. It is an explosive nexus of intense social conflict over power, ‘rights,’ bodily autonomy, access to health care and the equal distribution of resources in society” (Ostrach 2017: 69). Health Policy in a Time … Continue reading [ REVIEW ] Ostrach, Bayla 2017 Health Policy in a Time of Crisis

[ PUBLICATION ] Long-Distance Ethnography

A tool for collaboration between anthropologists and NGOs Since 1985, the Organization of Indigenous Doctors of Chiapas (OMIECH) has been supporting and promoting the work of traditional midwives in indigenous communities in the Highlands of Chiapas. Collaborating with non-governmental organizations, anthropologists and medical doctors in Chiapas as well as abroad, OMIECH has built an international and … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] Long-Distance Ethnography