Margaret Lock

Remaking Life & DeathSAR Press PublicationRemaking Life & Death: Toward an Anthropology of the BiosciencesThe boundaries of life now occupy a place of central concern among biological anthropologists. Because of the centrality of the modern biological definition of life to Euro-American medicine and anthropology, the definition of life itself and its contestation exemplify competing uses of knowledge.
2000, April 30–May 4
Advanced SeminarAnimation and Cessation: Anthropological Perspectives on Changing Definitions of Life and Death in the Context of BiomedicineThis seminar approached the question of life and death as a theoretical and methodological problem, questioning the borders between medical anthropology and other fields of knowledge, such as science studies, cultural studies, and critical theory.....
Encounters with Aging by Margaret LockJ. I. Staley PrizeEncounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America 

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