Publications

Selected publications since 2010 (click links for open access publications and reviews):

Books and edited volumes:

Geissler, P.W. (ed) (forthcoming) States of Science. Durham, NC: Duke.

Geissler P.W., Rottenburg R., Zenker  J. (eds.) (2012) Rethinking Governance and Biomedicine in Africa. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag.

Geissler, P.W. and Molyneux, S. (eds) (2011). Evidence, Ethos and Experiment. The Anthropology and History of Medical Research in Africa. Oxford: Berghahn. See review Geissler & Molyneux Medical Anthropology Quarterly [pdf]

Kelly, A.H. and Geissler, P.W. (eds) (2012). The Value of Transnational Medical Research: Labour, Participation and Care. Special issue. Journal of Cultural Economy, 4(1).

P.W. Geissler & Ruth J. Prince (2010) “The Land is Dying”. Contingency, Creativity and Conflict in Western Kenya. Oxford: Berghahn. This book was awarded the 2012 Amaury Talbot Prize for African Anthropology, by the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Prince, R.J. & R. Marsland. 2013. Making Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives. Athens: Ohio University Press (in press)

Articles and book chapters:

Geissler, P.W., Kelly, A.H., Manton, J., Prince, R.J., Tousignant, N., (2013) Introduction: sustaining the life of the polis. Africa 83, 531–538. Open access article

Geissler, P.W., (2013) Stuck in ruins, or up and coming? The shifting geography of urban public health research in Kisumu, Kenya. Africa 83, 539–560. Open access article

Manton, J., (2013) “Environmental Akalism” and the war on filth: the personification of sanitation in urban Nigeria. Africa 83, 606–622. Open access article

Prince, R.J., (2013) “Tarmacking” in the millennium city: spatial and temporal trajectories of empowerment and development in Kisumu, Kenya. Africa 83, 582–605. Open access article

Tousignant, N., (2013) Pharmacy, money and public health in Dakar. Africa 83, 561–581. Open access article

Geissler PW. (2013) Public secrets in public health: knowing not to know while making scientific knowledge. American Ethnologist, 40(1), 13-34.

Madiega PA, Jones G, Prince RJ, Geissler PW (2013) ‘She’s my sister-in-law, my visitor, my friend’ — experiences of home follow-up in clinical HIV research in Western Kenya. Developing World Bioethics, 13(1): 21-29.

Tousignant N. (2013), “Broken Tempos: Of Means and Memory in a Senegalese University Laboratory,” Social Studies of Science (first published on May 15, 2013 as doi:10.1177/0306312713482187)

Tousignant N. (2013) “Insects-as-Infrastructure: Indicating, Project Locustox and the Sahelization of Ecotoxicology”, Science as Culture 22 (1; Special Issue: Knowing Insects): 108-131.

Beisel U., Kelly A and Tousignant N. (2013) “Knowing Insects: Hosts, Vectors and Companions of Science,” Science as Culture 22 (1; Special Issue: Knowing Insects): 1-15.

Tousignant, N. (2012), “Trypanosomes, Toxicity and Resistance: The
Politics of Mass Therapy in French Colonial Africa”, Social history of
medicine 25(3): 625-643.

Tousignant, N. (2011) “The Rise and Fall of the Dolorimeter: Pain, Analgesics, and the Management of Subjectivity in Mid-twentieth-Century United States,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences. 66(2): 145-179. First published online: April 27, 2010 doi: 10.1093/jhmas/jrq024

Kelly, A.H. & Geissler, P.W. (2011). Introduction – The value of transnational medical research. Special Issue, Journal of Cultural Economy, 4(1), 3-10.

Geissler, P.W. (2011). “Transport to where? Reflections on the problem of value and time à propos an awkward practice in medical research”. Journal of Cultural Economy, 4(1), 45-64.

Manton, J. (2011) “Leprosy in Eastern Nigeria and the social history of colonial skin”, Leprosy Review 82(2):124-134 available online [pdf]

Manton, J. (2011) Testing a new drug for leprosy: clofazimine and its precursors in Ireland and Nigeria, 1944-1966. In: Evidence, ethos and experiment. Geissler PW & Molyneux C (eds). Oxford: Berghahn. 125-143.

Geissler PW. (2011) Studying Trial Communities: Anthropological and Historical Inquiries into Ethos, Politics and Economy of Medical Research in Africa. In: Evidence, Ethos and Experiment. Geissler PW & Molyneux C (eds). Oxford: Berghahn. 1-28.

Marsland, R. & RJ. Prince. 2012. What is Life Worth? Exploring Biomedical Interventions, Survival and the Politics of Life. Special issue, Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26(4): 453-469. (December 2012).http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maq.2012.26.issue-4/issuetoc

Prince RJ. 2013. Precarious Projects: Conversions of Biomedical Knowledge in an East African City. Medical Anthropology http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/RyBZvTfzaXnd8Fd86WPT/full

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