Edith Turner

2007
Half-Lives & Half-TruthsSAR Press PublicationHalf-Lives & Half-Truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold WarThe long Cold War of the twentieth century has ended, but only now are the poisonous legacies of that “first nuclear age” coming to light. Activists and anthropologists, the authors of this volume reveal the devastating, complex, and long-term environmental health problems afflicting the people who worked in uranium mining and processing, lived in regions dedicated to the construction of nuclear weapons or participated, often unknowingly, in radiation experiments.
2004, October 28–29
Short SeminarWriting Culture Planning SeminarWhat is the current state of anthropological writing? How can it be improved, and what can be done to make it accessible to a broader audience? Nine anthropologists, two editors, and a fiction writer sought answers to these questions at the “Writing Culture Planning Seminar” held on October 28 and 29, 2004.


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