Category: Cross-Culturalism

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I am a medical anthropologist. As such, I spend much of my time reading about and studying medicine as a sociocultural practice, particularly the ways that culture influences biomedical and public health practices. One of the reasons I went into medical anthropology was that I took a fantastic undergraduate Medical Anthropology course. Specifically, there was […]

Another one

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On July 17, 2012

Ophelia Benson of Butterflies and Wheels and Kausik Datta of Oh, The Humanity of It All point to yet another article (almost a carbon copy of the last one I poked with a stick)where a woman equates we

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Perspectives: Introduction

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In Cross-Culturalism
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On January 3, 2012
Welcome to the first installment of Perspectives, an on-going series of articles that will explore gender and sexuality through a cross-cultural lens. The goal of this series is to broaden our understandings of queer genders and sexualities across time and space. Before I begin the series, though, allow me to go a bit anthropological on […]
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