Book Review

‘Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life’ reviewed by Ezelle Sanford III

Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life By Cheryl Mattingly (University of California Press, 2014).   Exploring the ethics of care, Cheryl Mattingly’s Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life demonstrates that moral systems particularly in ordinary clinical settings is never universal. Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life’ by Cheryl Mattingly

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life‘ by Cheryl Mattingly (University of California Press, 2014). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. ‘Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities