During my ethnographic research among inner-city cycling activists, I would ask cyclists to plot on maps the routes they rode most regularly. Surprisingly, despite being confident, regular riders, most cyclists had difficulty plotting their route. The dissonance struck me: why can't cycling activists read maps?Read on ?
The Human Body
As the new Human Body section editor of PopAnth, I want to open up a space for dialogue from (and for) bodies of all shapes and kinds. How does it feel to be human and have a body? What are your material realities and how does that affect you?Read on ?
Why is it that disabilities, or how we react to them socially, are seldom mentioned in day-to-day conversations? Kastner explores studies of disability by anthropologist Joan Ablon.Read on ?