Psychiatry and Hunger Strikes

Psychiatry and Hunger Strikes

By Marlynn Wei, MD, JD and Rebecca W. Brendel, MD, JD Psychiatrists play an instrumental role in the evaluation of hunger strikers in correctional and detention facilities. This article focuses on the role that psychiatrists play in evaluating the capacity of [...]

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Book Notes

Book Notes

Waging War, Making Peace is a collection of essays that examines, through anthropological case studies, the necessity and efficacy of reparations in post-conflict and transitional societies. The editors, as well as many of the individual authors, distinguish anthropology’s focus on [...]

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Networked Activism

Networked Activism

Molly Beutz Land The same technologies that groups of ordinary citizens are using to write operating systems and encyclopedias are fostering a quiet revolution in another area—social activism. On websites such as Avaaz.org and Wikipedia, citizens are forming groups to report [...]

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