New issue of the Journal of Humanitarian Affairs!
Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Journal of Humanitarian Affairs, is now available to read online!
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African cities and collaborative futures
African cities and collaborative futures: Urban platforms and metropolitan logistics brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss the nature of African cities – the interactions of residents with infrastructure, energy, housing, safety and sustainability, seen through local narratives and theories. This groundbreaking collection, drawing on a variety of fields and extensive first-hand research, offers a fresh perspective on some of the most pressing issues confronting urban Africa in the twenty-first century.
Progress and pathology
This collaborative volume explores changing perceptions of health and disease in the context of the burgeoning global modernities of the nineteenth century.
With case studies from Britain, America , France , Germany, Finland, Bengal , China and the South Pacific, it demonstrates how popular and medical understandings of the mind and body were reframed by the social, cultural and political structures of ‘modern life ’.