CONTRIBUTORS: Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli Philippe Bourgois John A. Brett Caroline B. Brettell Donna M. Goldstein Matthew C. Gutmann Michael Harris Daniel Hoffman Jill E. Korbin J. S. La Fontaine Leonard B. Lerer Lynn M. Morgan Susan Niermeyer Maria B. Olujic Mary Picone Elizabeth F. S. Roberts Carolyn Sargent Nancy Scheper-Hughes Meira Weiss Linda M. Whiteford
Nancy Scheper-Hughes is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her many publications include two award-winning books published by California, Death Without Weeping (1992), and Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics (1979). Carolyn Sargent, author of Maternity, Medicine, and Power (California, 1989) and coeditor with Robbie Davis-Floyd of Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge (California, 1997), is Professor of Anthropology and Director of Women's Studies at Southern Methodist University.
"The extraordinary essays in this collection will make you think and, most likely, make you furious."--"San Francisco Bay Guardian