Department of Social Studies of Medicine
3647 Peel Street, 2nd Floor
Montreal, PQ H3A 1X1
1961 B.Sc. Biochemistry, Leeds University, England
1970 M.A. Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
1976 Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
1973 Japanese Language Diploma, Stanford Inter-University Center, Tokyo
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL POSTS
2007- Marjorie Bronfman Professor Emerita, Dept. of Social Studies of Medicine, McGill
2002-2007 Marjorie Bronfman Professor in Social Studies in Medicine
1987-present Professor, Department of Social Studies of Medicine and Department of Anthropology, McGill University
1988-1993 Chair, Department of Humanities and Social Studies in Medicine, McGill University
1986-1987 Acting Chair, Department of Humanities and Social Studies in Medicine, McGill University
1981-1987 Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Studies in Medicine and Department of Anthropology, McGill University
1981-1983 Director, East Asian Studies, McGill University
1977-1981 Assistant Professor, Department of the History of Medicine, McGill University
1976-1977 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Program in Medical Anthropology, University of California, San Francisco
1975-1976 Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco
1975-1976 Extension Instructor, Department of Adult Education, University of California, Berkeley
1971-1972 Teaching Assistant and Teaching Associate, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
1962-1964 Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco
1961-1962 Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto
HONOURS AND AWARDS
2017 Inducted into L’Ordre de Montréal, Officier, May
2016 Discussant, The Vega Sympsium at Beijersalen, The Royal Swedish Academy of Science,
The Public Presence of Anthropology: Interpreting Biology.
2016 Huxley Lecture, The Royal Anthropological Institute, British Museum, Clore Room
“Mutable Envionments and Permeable Human Bodies.” November
2015-2020 Member, Advisory Board, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) research
program “Humans and the Microbiome.”
2015 Elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, October
2015 Eleventh World Conference on the Future of Science, Precision Medicine, Venice, “Local
Biologies in the Age of Precision Medicine” September.
2014 Finalist, The Mavis Gallant Prize for non-fiction, Québec Writers Association for The
Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging.
2013 8th Eric Wolf Lecture, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, October 2013.
2012 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
2011 The McGill Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement.
2011 Appointed Honorary Member, Golden Key International Honor Society
2011 Association of American Publishers 2010 PROSE award in the Archeology and
Anthropology Category for, An Anthropology of Biomedicine, Wiley-Blackwell Press, co-authored with Vinh-Kim Nguyen
2010 Appointed Officer of the Order of Canada
2009 Visiting Professor, Slovenian Academy of Sciences
2008 Career Achievement Award, Society of Medical Anthropology, American Anthropological Association
2008 Visiting Scholar, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
2008 Most Notable Mention, Edited Collection, Council on Anthropology and
Reproduction for, Beyond the Body Proper: Reading the Anthropology of Material
Life, Duke University Press, Edited with Judith Farquhar
2007 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Gold Medal for Achievement in
2005 Inducted into Académie des Grands Montréalais, secteur social
2005 Canada Council of the Arts, Killam Prize for the Social Sciences
2005-2008 Trudeau Foundation Fellow
2005 Visiting Professor, Slovenian Academy of Sciences.
2004 Officier de L’Ordre national du Québec
2003 The American Anthropological Association, Robert B. Textor and Family Award for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology
2002 The 2002 Quebec Writers Federation Awards, Finalist for the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction for Twice Dead: Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death, University of California Press, 2002
2002 Sociology of Health and Illness Book of the Year Award, The British Sociological Association for Twice Dead: Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death, University of California Press, 2002
2002 Canada Council for the Arts, Molson Prize
2002 Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR), Society of Medical Anthropology Award, best edited book, for Pragmatic Women and Body Politics, Cambridge University Press, edited with Pat Kaufert
2000 Ida Cornelia Beam Distinguished Lecture, University of Iowa
1999 The Neilson Professor, Smith College, Massachusetts (September to December)
1999 Visiting Professor, Departments of Anthropology and of the History of
Medicine, University of Vienna
1998 Resident at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Italy (March)
1997 Wellcome Medal for research in medical anthropology, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain
1997 Léon-Gérin, Prix du Québec dans le domaine des sciences humaines
1997 The J. I. Staley Award, School of American Research for Encounters With Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America, UC Press, 1993
1995 The Berkeley Award for Encounters With Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America, UC Press, 1993
1994 Canada Japan Book Award, Canada Council for Encounters With Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America, UC Press, 1993
1994 Elected, Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences
1993-2004 Member, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Population Health Program
1993 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize, American Anthropological Association for Encounters With Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America, UC Press, 1993
Finalist Hiromi Arisawa Book Award, Association American University Presses for Encounters With Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America, UC Press, 1993
1993 World Federation for Mental Health, Margaret Mead Memorial Lectureship, Tokyo
1992-1994 Canada Council, Isaak Walton Killam Research Fellowship
1992 Distinguished Lecturer, Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies and the American Friendship Commission
1992 Visiting Scholar, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
1988-1990 Sigma Xi National Lecturer
1983-1984 Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
1983-1984 St. John's Professor, Seirokka Byôin (St. Luke's Hospital), Tokyo, Japan
1982 Japan-Canada Bilateral Exchange Fellow (April-July)
1968-1973 Special Career Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley
Major County Award, Leeds University, England
2009-2010 Wenner Gren Foundation Research Grant, $23,000
2007 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Gold Medal Award, $100,000
2005-2008 Trudeau Foundation, Research Grant, $75,000
2003-2005 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Research Grant (Familial and Social Ramifications of Conceptualizing Genetics as contributory to Alzheimer's Disease), $78,040
2003 SSHRC McGill Internal Grant (Familial and Social Ramifications of
Conceptualizing Genetics as contributory to Alzheimer’s Disease), $4,800
2002-2004 Wenner-Gren Foundation, Research Grant (A Twenty Year Review: The Making of Menopause in Japan), $20,000
2002-2006 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Operating Grant (Transfer of
Bioscience Knowledge: Gene-Based Vulnerability in Psychiatry), $375,461
1999-2002 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)
Research Grant (The New Genetics and the Reinvention of Normal), $90,000
1998-2001 Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l'Aide à la Recherche (FCAR)
Team Grant (An Anthropology of the Body, Memory and Identity), $180,000
1997-2000 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)
Research Grant Co-Investigator (Enhancement Technologies and Human Identity), $135,000
1996-1998 Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Research Grant (Tinkering with Nature: A Cultural Analysis of Biomedical Technologies in Japan and North America), $12,500
Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)
Research Grant (A Cultural Analysis of Technologies Dealing with Life and Death in Japan and Canada), $56,000
1996 McGill University Grant for Research Development (Tinkering with Nature: A Cultural Analysis of Medical Technology in Japan), $3,500
1995-1998 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)
Research Grant Co-Investigator (Risk Communication: The Case of Hormone Therapy – An Anthropological Perspective), $70,000
1993-1996 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)
Research Grant (A Cultural Analysis of Technologies Dealing with Life and Death in Japan and Canada), $60,000
1993-1996 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC),
Member, Strategic Research Network Grant, Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, $41,000 per year
1993-1996 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC), Member, Strategic Research Network Grant, Humanizing Bioethics, $35,000 per year
1993-1994 Wenner-Gren Foundation Research Grant (Tinkering with Nature: A Cultural Analysis of Medical Technology in Japan), $10,000
1990-1993 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)
Research Grant (Tinkering with Nature: Cultural Analysis of Medical Technology in Japan), $41,800
1989 Multiculturalism Canada Grant (Research on Greek migrant workers in Montreal), $15,000
1988-1990 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)
Research Grant (Cultural Construction of Menopause in Japan and Canada), $32,850
1988 McGill University Grant for Research Development, $10,000
1988 Wenner-Gren Foundation Conference Grant for organization of “Analysis in Medical Anthropology,” Lisbon, Portugal (March), $50,000
1987 Japan Foundation Grant (Japanese Medical Ethics), $15,000
1987 McGill University Travel Grant, 5th International Congress on Menopause, Sorrento, Italy
1985-1986 McGill University Grant for Research Development, $10,000
1985 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) Conference Travel Grant
McGill University Grant for Research Development, $5,000
1984 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) Travel Grant for Officers of Scholarly Organizations
1983-1987 FCAC Team Grant, Quebec (for psycho/symbolic analysis of female life cycle transitions in East African pastoralists).
1983-1987 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Research Grant
(for psycho/symbolic analysis of female life cycle transitions in Japan), $5,000
1983-1984 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Leave
Fellowship Research Grant, $5,000
1980-1981 McGill University Grant for Research Development, $1000
1978-1979 McGill University Grant for Research Development, $1000
1973-1975 Social Science Research Council (SSRC) fellowship (research in Japan, school refusal
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences
Fellow, American Anthropological Association
Fellow, Canadian Sociological & Anthropological Association
Fellow, Association for Asian Studies
CONSULTANCIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS
2004-2011 Consultant, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Fellows Project:: Biomedicine
2004-2008 Advisory Board, Center for Genetics Research, Ethics and Law (CREAL), NIH funded project housed at University of Case Western Reserve.
2002 Consultant, “Beyond the Beginning: The Future of Genomics II”, National
Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Washington D.C. (November)
2002-present Member, International Scientific Advisory Board of the Innovia Foundation
2000-2006 Co-Chair, Priority and Planning Committee for Environmental, Ethical, Legal and Social Issues, Institute of Genetics, Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)
2002-2006 Member, Institute Advisory Board (IAB), Institute of Genetics, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, (CIHR)
2000 Editorial Board, Who's Who in Anthropology
2000 Editorial Board, Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology
2000-2004 Member, College of Reviewers of the Canada Research Chairs Program (SSHRCC)
1997-2001 Member, National Network on Environments and Women's Health (Réseau
Pancanadien sur la santé des femmes et le milieu)
1995-1996 Member, Ministry of Health Canada Committee on Embryo Research
1996-2001 Member, WHO sponsored International Forum on Transplant Ethics (IFTE)
1994-1998 Member, McGill Center for Clinical Immuno-Biology and Transplantation
1994-1998 Member, CGAT (Canadian Genome Analysis and Technology Programme) MELSI (Medical, Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues) Committee
1994-2003 Member, Canadian Institute of Advanced Research, Population Health Program
1992-1995 Japan Health-Care Costs Project, Symposium sponsored by Center for Global Partnership
1992-1994 The Human and Cultural Context of Organ Transplantation Project, University Hospitals of Cleveland
1991-1998 Member, Committee on Culture, Health and Human Development, Social Science Research Council
1991-1993 Member, Program Committee, Association for Asian Studies
1990-1993 Member, Joint Committee on Japanese Studies, Social Science Research Council
1989-1990 Member, Comité de la santé mentale du Québec sur les communautés culturelles et la santé mentale
1988 National Institute of Health site visit, Center for Gerontological Research, Michigan University
1988 Member, Annual Grant Proposal Review, Social Science Research Council, Japan Section
1987 Research Consultant, Kitasato Research Institute (Translation of Japanese publications on clinical research in connection with traditional Japanese medicine)
1986-1987 Past President, Society for Medical Anthropology
1986-1987 Chair, Committee on External Relations (CER), American Anthropological Association
1986-1988 Consultant, Multiculturalism Program, Children's Hospital, Montreal
1985-1986 President, Society for Medical Anthropology
1985 Member, Selection Committee for Editor of new Journal of Medical Anthropology
1984-1987 Member, Board of Directors, American Anthropological Association
1984-1986 Chair, Committee on Anthropology and Public Policy of the American Anthropological Association
1984-1985 President-Elect, Society for Medical Anthropology
1984 Research Consultant, Ph.D. Program, Nursing School, Seirokka Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
1983-1989 Member, Board of Directors, Canadian Association for Medical Anthropology
1982-1985 Treasurer, IASTAM (International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine)
1982 Research Consultant, Program in Clinical Anthropology, University of Hawaii (April)
1980-1982 Chairperson, W.H.R. Rivers Student Award Committee
1980-1983 Member of Sub-Committee on Publications Committee, Groupe Inter-Universitaire de Recherche en Anthropologie Médicale et Ethnopsychiatrie
1980-1983 Member, Executive Committee of the Medical Anthropology Association
1978-present Proposal and Manuscript Reviewer, SSHRC, SSRC, Wenner-Gren Foundation, Current Anthropology, American Ethnologist, Social Science & Medicine, Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, etc.
1978-1979 Research Consultant for Dr. Fritjof Capra, physicist, on his book The Turning Point: Science, Society and the New Culture, Simon and Schuster, 1982
1977-1978 Research Consultant for the Laurentian Alliance of Metis and Non-Status Indians
1976-1978 Research Consultant for the Harcourt Brace and Janovitch educational films about health
2006- 2010 Editorial Advisory Board, Medical Anthropology
2005-2008 Co-Editor-in-Chief, Handbook of Genetics and Society, Routledge Press
2002- present Member, Advisory Board, McGill Queens University Press
2000-2003 Editorial Committee, Annual Review of Anthropology
1996-2007 Editorial Board, Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine
1995-present Publication Review Committee, McGill-Queens University Press
1994-present Editorial Board, McGill-Queens University Press
1991-2004 Series Editor, Cambridge University Press, Series on Medical Anthropology
1987-present Associate Editor, Medical Anthropology Quarterly
1986-1987 Advisory Board, Medical Anthropology Quarterly
1986-1989 Co-Editor-in-Chief, Kluwer Academic Publishers book series, Culture, Illness and Healing
1985-1986 Member, Editorial Board, Kluwer Academic Publishers book series, Culture, Illness and Healing
1983-1994 Associate Editor, Social Science & Medicine
1983- 2008 Associate Editor, Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry
MCGILL COMMITTEES AND SERVICE
2003-2006 Member, Committee for Selection of Recipients of Honorary Degrees
1989-1993 Advisory Committee, McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women
1988-1990 Senate Committee on Women
1988-1989 Cyclical Review Committee, Department of Psychiatry
1986-1993 Member, Sub-Committee on Japanese Studies, East Asian Studies
1985-1987 Member, Selection Committee for McGill Centre for Aging
1985-1986 Cyclical Review Committee, Centre for Developing Area Studies
1984-1986 Rhodes Scholar Selection Committee.Cyclical Review Committee, McGill School of Social Work
1982-1983 Clifford Wong Fellowship Committee
1980-1986 Advisory Committee, Behavioral Sciences Course
1979-1981 Chair, Psycho/Social Group (Informal group to examine the teaching of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine)
1979-1981 Member of Kellogg Foundation Task Force for preparation of handbook for teaching residents in Family Practice
1979-1980 Task Force to examine training of Small Group leaders for teaching of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine
1978-1983 Center for Developing Area Studies, Publications Committee
1978-1986 Chair, Sub-Committee, Japanese Studies
1978-1988 Member, Advisory Committee on East Asian Studies, Committee on Undergraduate Education, Department of Psychiatry 1977-1980 Counselor, Faculty Counseling Program, Faculty of Medicine
2016 Can Science Resolve the Nature/Nurture Debate? London: Polity Press, co-authored with Gisli Palsson
2013 The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Aging and Dementia. Princeton University Press
2010 An Anthropology of Biomedicine. Co-authored with Vinh-Kim Nguyen.
2009 Handbook of Genetics and Society: Mapping the new genomic era. Edited with Paul Atkinson and Peter Glasner
2007 Beyond the Body Proper: Reading the Anthropology of Material Life. Edited with Judith Farquhar. Duke University Press.
2005 Koonenki: Nihon Josei ga Kataru Rookaru Baiorojii, Tokyo: Misuzu Shobo (translation of Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America Berkeley, UC Press 1993).
2004 Nooshi to Zooki Ishoku to Iryoo Jinruigaku. Tokyo Misuzu Shobo (translation of Twice Dead: Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death. UC Press, 2002).
2003 Remaking Life and Death: Towards an Anthropology of the Biosciences, edited with Sarah Franklin. Santa Fe: School of American Research.
2002 New Horizons in Medical Anthropology: A Festschrift in Honor of Charles Leslie, edited with Mark Nichter. New York: Routledge.
2002 Twice Dead: Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death. Berkeley: University of California Press.
2001 Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery, edited with Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Mamphela Ramphele and Pamela Reynolds. Berkeley: University of California Press.
2000 Living and Working with the New Medical Technologies: Intersections of Inquiry, edited with Allan Young and Alberto Cambrosio. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
1998 Pragmatic Women and Body Politics, edited with Patricia Kaufert, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
1997 Social Suffering, co-edited with Arthur Kleinman and Veena Das. Berkeley: University of California Press.
1993 Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America. Berkeley: University of California Press.
1993 Knowledge, Power and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life, edited with Shirley Lindenbaum. Berkeley: University of California Press.
1992 La santé mentale et ses visages: Un Québec pluriethnique au quotidien, with Gilles Bibeau, A. M. Chan-Yip, Cécile Rousseau and Carlos Sterlin, edited by Gaëtan Morin. Le Comité de la santé mentale du Québec.
1990 Toshi Bunka to Tôyôigaku. Kyoto: Shibunkaku. (Japanese translation of East Asian Medicine: Varieties of Medical Experience. University of California Press, 1980).
1988 Biomedicine Examined, edited with Deborah R. Gordon. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
1987 Health and Medical Care in Japan: Cultural and Social Dimensions, edited with Edward Norbeck. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
1980 East Asian Medicine in Urban Japan: Varieties of Medical Experience. Berkeley: University of California Press.
PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
2017 Living Cadavers and the Calculation of Death in Antonius C.G.M. Robben ed. Death, Mourning and Burial: A Croos-Cultural Reader, 2nd Edition. Wiley-Blackwell p 90 – 96.
2015 Amiroido baiomaka no kenchi: Shintaika sareta risuku to arutsuhaimabyo yobo (Detecting
Amyloid Biomarkers: Embodied Risk and Alzheimer Prevention) Gendai Shiso 43: 131-149.
2015 Comprehending Embodiment in the Era of the Epigenome, Current Anthropology 56:151-
2013 Detecting Amyloid Biomarkers: Embodied Risk and Alzheimer Prevention, BioSocieties
2013 The Lure of the Epigenome, The Lancet 381:1896-1897.
2013 Transforming Concepts of Aging: Three Case Studies from Anthropology, Oxford
Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry, Tom Dening and AlanThomas eds. Oxford: Oxford
University Press, with Sharon Kaufman, Julie Livingston and Hong Zhang. 39-55.
2012 The Epigenome and Nature/Nurture Reunification, Medical Anthropology, special issue on
Local Biologies, Med Anthropol. 2013, 32:291-308.
2011 Learning Again to Live with Uncertainty: Postgenomic Knowledge and Genetic Testing.
In Rod MacDonald and Louis Maheu eds. The Postgenomic Era and its Social
Repercussions, Montreal, McGill Queen’s University Press. Pp. 249-286.
2011 Embodying Molecular Genomics, In. Frances E. Mascia-Lees ed. A Companion to the
Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. Pp.223-238.
2011 Seduced by Plaques and Tangles: Alzheimer’s Disease and the Cerebral Subject, in F. Ortega and F. Vidal eds., Neurocultures: Glimpses into and Expanding Universe. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Pp.201-216.
2010 Dementia Entanglements in a Postgenomic Era, Science Technology Human Values 35: 478-492
2010 Postgenomics, uncertain futures, and the familiarization of susceptibility genes. Social Science and Medicine, 172: 1768-1775, with Gillian Chilibeck and Megha Sedev.
2009 Social Ramifications of Testing for Susceptibility Genes, with Adam Hedgecoe, in J. Bollinger et al. eds., Do We Have a Pill for That? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Development, Use, and Evaluation of Drugs in the Treatment of Dementia. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Pp 231-249.
2009 APOE genotyping, Risk Estimates, and Public Understanding of Susceptibility Genes, In, Christoph Rehmann-Sutter and HansJakob Müller eds., Disclosure Dilemmas: Ethics of Genetic Prognosis after the ‘Right to Know/Not to Know’Debate. Basel, Switzerland. Pp.65-84
2009 Demoting the Genetic Body, Anthropologica. 51:159-172.
2009 Local Biologies, in David Cayley ed, Ideas on the Nature of Science Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. New Brunswick: Goose Lane Editions.
2008 Are Genes Us? In Ruth Kutalek, Armin Prinz eds. Essays in Medical Anthropology. The Austrian Ethnomedical Society after Thirty Years. Wiener Ethnomedizinische Reihe Volume 6. Wien Muenster: LIT Verlag. Pp 111-135.
2008 Biosociality and Susceptibility Genes: A Cautionary Tale. In, Sarah Gibbon and Carlos Novas eds., Biosocialities, Genetics and the Social Sciences London: Routledge pp. 56-78.
2008 Preface to Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World: Global Politics of Medical Knowledge and Practice, Laurent Pordié ed., New York: Routledge Pp. xi-xii.
2007 Biomedical Technologies and Everyday Life: Cultural Horizons and Contested Boundaries. In Encyclopedia of Science Studies, 2nd Edition. Co-editors, Michael Lynch, Judy Wajcman and Olga Amsterdamska. MIT Press.
2007 The Final Disruption? Biopolitics of Post-Reproductive Life. In Marca Inhorn ed., Reproductive Disruptions: Gender, Technology, and Biopolitics in the New Millennium. New York: Berghahn Books pp. 200-224.
2007 Susceptibility Genes and the Question of Embodied Identity, with Julia Freeman, Gillian Chilibeck, Briony Beveridge, and Miriam Padolsky, Medical Anthropology Quarterly 21(3): 256-276.
2007 Genomics, Laissez-Faire Eugenics and Disability. In Benedicte Ingstaad and Susan Reynolds-Whyte eds., Disability in Local and Global Worlds. Berkeley: University of California Press pp. 189-211.
2007 The Future is Now: Locating Biomarkers for Dementia. In, Regula Valérie Burry and Joseph Dumit eds., Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life. London and New York: Routledge pp. 61-63.
2007 On Dying Twice: Culture, Technology, and the Determination of Death. In T.S.
Jost ed., Readings in Comparative Health Law and Bioethics. Second edition.
2006 Organ Transplantation in a Globalized World,” with Megan Crowley-Matoka,
2006 Guest Editor, Special Edition, Community Genetics entitled “Genomics,
Genetics, and Society: Bridging the Disciplinary Divides.”
2006 Social, Political, and Epistemological Aspects of Genetics and Genomics, with S.
Cox and Lori d’Agincourt-Canning, Community Genetics 9:137-141.
2006 When it Runs in the Family: Putting Susceptibility Genes into Perspective, with Julia Freeman, Rosemary Sharples and Stephanie Lloyd, Public Understanding of Science 15:277-300.
2006 Postmodern Bodies, Material Difference, and Subjectivity. In, J. Hendry and Heung WahWong eds., Dismantling the East-West Dichotomy: Essays in Honour of Jan van Bremen. London and New York: Routledge pp.38-48.
2006 “La ‘molécularization’ de l‘esprit et la recherche sur la démence naissante.” Sciences Sociales et Santé 24:21-54 (2006).
2006 “Genetic Susceptibility and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Penetrance and Uptake of Genetic Knowledge,” with Janalyn Prest and Stephanie Lloyd. In, A.Leibing and L. Cohen eds., Thinking about Dementia: Culture, Loss, and the Anthropology of Senility. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press Pp.123-156 (first author).
2006 Global and Local Perspectives on Population Health, with Vinh-Kim Nguyen and Christina Zarowsky. In, J. Heyman, C, Hertzman, M. L. Barer and R.G. Evans eds. Healthier Societies: From Analysis to Action. Oxford University Press. pp. 58-82.
2006 Interactive Role of Genes and the Environment, with John Frank, Geoffrey Lomax, and Patricia Beard. In, J. Heyman, C, Hertzman, M. L. Barer and R.G. Evans eds. Healthier Societies: From Analysis to Action. Oxford University Press, pp. 11-34.
2005 “Alzheimer’s Disease: A Tangled Concept” In, Susan McKinnon and Sydel Silverman, eds., Complexities: Beyond Nature and Nurture. New York: Routledge pp.104-138
2005 “Preserving Moral Order: Responses to Biomedical Technologies”. In, J. Robertson ed., A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan, Blackwell Publishers, Pp 483-499
2005 “Culture and Symptom Reporting at Menopause,” with Melissa Melby and Patricia Kaufert, Human Reproduction Update 11:495-512 (2005) (second author)
2005 Eclipse of the Gene and the Return of Divination. Current Anthropology 46: S47-S70.
2005 Inventing a New Death and Making it Believable. In, Els van Dongen and Sylvie Fainzang eds., Lying and Illness: Power and Performance. Amsterdam: Her Spinhuis, pp. 12-35.
2005 Anthropologie Médicale: Pistes d’Avenir. In, Francine Saillant and Serge Genest eds., Anthropologie Médicale: Ancrages locaux, defies globaux. Québec: Les Presses de l’Université Laval. pp. 439-461.
2005 Symptom Reporting at the End of Menstruation: Biological Variation and Cultural Difference. In Controversies in Science and Technologies: From Maize to Menopause. D.L. Kleinman, A.J. Kinchy and J. Handelsman, eds. Madison: University of Winsconsin Press, pp. 236-253.
2005 Unbound Subjectivities and New Biomedical Technologies. In Conerly Casey and Robert Edgerton eds. A Companion to Psychological Anthropology, New York: Blackwell, pp. 298-314.
2005 Editorial: Cross-Cultural Vasomotor Symptom Reporting: Conceptual and Methodological Issues. Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society 12: 1-3.
2004 Displacing Suffering: The Reconstruction of Death in North America and Japan. In Death,
Mourning and Burial: A Cross-Cultural Reader, A. Robben, ed. London: Blackwell
Publishing, pp. 189-204
2004 Yûsei gaku to Idenshi kogaku no Yûtopia (Utopias of Germline Engineering and Eugenics). In Gendai Shiso (Modern Thought) 32:190-210.
2004 Biomedical Technologies, Anthropological Approaches. In Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World’s Cultures. Kluwer Academic Plenum Publishers, pp. 86-95.
2004 Medicalization and the Naturalization of Social Control. In Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World’s Cultures. Kluwer Academic Plenum Publishers, pp. 116-125.
2004 Menopause. In Dictionnaire de la pensée médicale. Lecourt, D. Presses Universitaires de France, pp. 55-62.
2004 Genetics and the Environment in Human Health: A Balanced Approach. In Genomics, Health and Society: Emerging Issues for Public Policy. M. Knoppers, C. Scriver, Canadian Policy Research Initiative, pp. 41-66.
2004 Perfektionierte Gesellschaft: Reproduktive Technologien, Genetische Tests und Geplante Familien in Japan. In Reflexive Körper? Zur Modernisierung von Sexualitat und Reproduktion. I. Lenz, L. Mense and C. Ullrich. Leske + Budrich, Opladen, pp. 203 – 240.
2004 Molecular Genetics, Utopias of Health and Neo-Eugenics. In Eskalationen, Die Gewalt von Kultur, Recht und Politik. Klaus R. Scherpe und Thomas Weitin, eds. pp.29-46.
2003 Globalization and the Cultures of Biomedicine: Japan and North America. In Medicine Across Cultures, Helaine Selin, ed. Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp.155-173.
2003 On Making up the Good-as-Dead in a Utilitarian World. In Rethinking Life and Death: Toward an Anthropology of the Biosciences. Sarah Franklin and Margaret Lock, eds., Santa Fe: School of American Research, pp.165-192.
2003 Animations and Cessations: The Transformation of Life and Death. Introduction. Sarah Franklin and Margaret Lock, eds., Rethinking Life and Death: Toward an Anthropology of the Biosciences. Santa Fe: School of American Research, pp. 3-22.
2002 Inventing a New Death and Making it Believable. Anthropology and Medicine, 9:97-115.
2002 Susceptibility Genes, Alzheimer’s Disease and the Translation of Knowledge Across Domains. Poster presentation, 8th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Disorders. Stockholm, Sweden.
2002 Symptom Reporting at Menopause: A Review of Cross-Cultural Findings. Journal of the British Menopause Society, 8: 132-136.
2002 Human Body Parts as Therapeutic Tools: Contradictory Discourses and
Transformed Subjectivities. Qualitative Health Research, 12(10): 1406-1418.
2002 Alienation of Body Tissue and the Biopolitics of Immortalized Cell Lines.
In Commodifying Bodies. N.Scheper-Hughes and L. Wacquant, eds., London:
Sage Publications, pp. 63-92.
2002 Introduction: From Documenting Medical Pluralism to Critical Interpretations of Globalized Health Knowledge, Policies, and Practices. In New Horizons in Medical Anthropology: Essays in Honour of Charles Leslie. Mark Nichter and Margaret Lock, eds. London: Routledge, pp.1-34.
2002 Utopias of Health, Eugenics, and Germline Engineering. In New Horizons in Medical Anthropology: Essays in Honour of Charles Leslie. Mark Nichter and
Margaret Lock, eds. London: Routledge, pp. 239-266.
2002 Medical Knowledge and Body Politics. In Exotic No More: Anthropology on the Front Lines. Jeremy MacClancy, ed. Chicago University Press, pp.190-208.
2002 Japanische Frauen in den Wechseljahren und die alternde Gesselschaft. In Regel-lose Frauen: Weschseljahre im Kulturvergleich. Herausgegeben von Godula Kosack and Ulrike Krasberg, eds. Königstein/Taunus: Ulrike Helmer Verlag, pp. 118-130.
2002 Le corps objet: économie morale et techniques d’amélioration. Bulletin d’histoire politique - Corps et Politique, 10 (2): 33-46.
2001 Medicalization: Cultural Concerns. In N.J. Smelser and P.B. Baltes, eds., International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 9534-9539.
2001 Alienation of Body Tissue and the Biopolitics of Immortalized Cell Lines. Body and Society, 7(2-3): 63-91.
2001 The Tempering of Medical Anthropology: Troubling Natural Categories. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 15: 478-492.
2001 Eliminating Stigmatization: Application of the New Genetics in Japan. In Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Reproductive Health. Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 253-276.
2001 Guest Editor: Special Issue: Medical Innovation and Public Knowledge. Health, 5(3). London: Sage Publications.
2001 Introduction. Special Issue: Medical Innovation and Public Knowledge. Health, 5(3): 283-291.
2001 Menopause, Local Biologies and Cultures of Aging. With Patricia Kaufert. American Journal of Human Biology, 13(4): 494-504.
2001 Situated Ethics, Culture, and the Brain Death “Problem” in Japan. In Bioethics in Social Context. Barry Hoffmaster, ed. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 39-68.
2000 Introduction. In Living and Working with the New Medical Technologies: Intersections of Inquiry. Edited with Allan Young, and Alberto Cambrosio. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.1-16.
2000 On Dying Twice: Culture, Technology, and the Determination of Death. In Living and Working with the New Medical Technologies: Intersections of Inquiry. Margaret Lock, Allan Young and Alberto Cambrosio, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 233-262.
2000 Taking Subjectivity Seriously. Orgyn, 11(3): 48-51.
2000 Accounting for Disease and Distress: Morals of the Normal and Abnormal. In Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine. Gary L. Albrecht, Ray Fitzpatrick and Susan C. Scrimshaw, eds. London: Sage Publications, pp. 259-276.
2000 The Quest for Human Organs and the Violence of Zeal. In Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery. Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Mamphela Ramphele and Pamela Reynolds, eds. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 271-295.
1999 Cultural Aspects of Organ Donation and Transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings, 31: 1345-1346.
1999 Tödliche Debatten: Organspenden und die Kalkulation des Todes. Minikomi No. 3, pp.5-20.
1999 The Cultural Politics of Female Aging in Japan and North America. In Gender and Japanese History: Religions and Customs/The Body and Sexuality. Wakita Haruko, Anne Bouchy and Ueno Chizuko, eds. Osaka: Osaka University Press, pp. 371-395.
1999 Genetic Diversity and the Politics of Difference. Chicago-Kent Law Review, 75(1): 83-111.
1999 The Politics of Health, Identity, and Culture. In Self, Social Identity and Physical Health. Richard J. Contrada, and Richard D. Ashmore, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 43-68.
1999 The Problem of Brain Death: Japanese Disputes about Bodies and Modernity. In The Definition of Death: Contemporary Controversies. Stuart J. Youngner, Robert M. Arnold and Renie Schapiro, eds. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 239-256.
1998 Deadly Disputes: Hybrid Selves and the Calculation of Death in Japan and North America. In Beyond Joseph Needham: Science, Technology, and Medicine in East and Southeast Asia. Morris F. Low, ed. Osiris, second series, 13: 410-429 (actual date of publication: 1999).
1998 “Shizen na Shintai” to iu Shinwa (Myths about the “Natural Body”). Gendai Shisô, 26: 142-161.
1998 Techniques de reproduction et reproduction de la société Japonaise. Anthropologie et sociétés, 22(3): 59-84.
1998 Menopause: Lessons from Anthropology. Psychosomatic Medicine, 60: 410-419.
1998 Breast Cancer: Reading the Omens. Anthropology Today 14(4): 7-16.
1998 Deconstructing the Change: Female Maturation in Japan and North America. In Welcome to Middle Age! (And Other Cultural Fictions), Richard A. Shweder, ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, pp. 45-74.
1998 Situating Women in the Politics of Health. In The Politics of Women's Health: Exploring Agency and Autonomy, Susan Sherwin, ed. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 48-63.
1998 Anomalous Women and Political Strategies for Aging Societies. In The Politics of Women's Health: Exploring Agency and Autonomy. Susan Sherwin, ed. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 178-204.
1998 Anomalous Ageing: Managing the Postmenopausal Body. Body and Society, 4(1): 35-61.
1998 Introduction. Pragmatic Women and Body Politics. Margaret Lock and Patricia Kaufert eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-27.
1998 Perfecting Society: Reproductive Technologies, Genetic Testing, and the Planned Family in Japan. In Pragmatic Women and Body Politics. Edited with Patricia Kaufert. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 206-239.
1998 Co-author. The Case for Allowing Kidney Sales. The Lancet, 351: 1950-1952.
1998 Co-author. The Case for 'Presumed Consent' in Organ Donation. The Lancet, 351: 1650-1652.
1997 Commentary on “Controlling Processes: Tracing the Dynamic Components of Power” by Laura Nader. Current Anthropology, 38(5): 729-730.
1997 Co-author. Should Organs from Patients in Permanent Vegetative State be Used for Transplantation? The Lancet, 350: 1320-1321.
1997 Deadly Disputes: Hybrid Selves and the Calculation of Death in Japan and North America. Culture, 17(1-2): 27-42.The Human Genome Diversity Project: A Perspective from Cultural Anthropology. In Human DNA: Law and Policy: International and Comparative Perspectives. Bartha Maria Knoppers, Claude M. Laberge and Marie Hirtle, eds. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, pp. 229-237.
1997 Medicalization of Women's Third Age. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 18: 81-86.
1997 Menopause in Cross-Cultural Perspective. The Newsletter of The Japan Menopause Society, 3(3): 3-4.
1997 Life Cycle Transitions. Encyclopedia of Human Biology Second Edition, Volume 5. Academic Press Inc., pp. 293-305.
1997 Making Difference Matter: Decentering the Natural Body. Configurations, 2: 267-292.
1997 Views of Japanese Women on Menopause: A Discussion Based on Cultural Differences with Canada and America. The Journal of the Japan Menopause Society 5(1): 53-59.
1997 Displacing Suffering: The Reconstruction of Death in North America and Japan. In Social Suffering. Arthur Kleinman, Veena Das and Margaret Lock, eds. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 207-244.
1997 The Unnatural as Ideology: Contesting Brain Death in Japan. In Japanese Images of Nature: Cultural Perspectives. Pamela Asquith, Arne Kalland, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.121-144.
1996 Death in Technological Time: Locating the End of Meaningful Life. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 10: 575-600.
1996 Keeping the Pressure off the Japanese Health Care System: The Contribution of Middle Aged Women. In Containing Health Care Costs in Japan. John Campbell and Naoki Ikegami, eds. Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press, pp. 207-225.
1996 Culture politique et vécu du viellissement des femmes au Japon et en Amérique. Sociologie et sociétés, 28(2): 119-140.
1996 Ripensando il corpo della morte: il dibattito in Nord America e Giappone. In Mariella Pandolfi, ed. Perch‚ il corpo: Utopia, sofferenza, desiderio. Rome: Meltemi, pp. 30-56.
1996 Ideology and Subjectivity: Midlife and Menopause in Japan and North America. In Ethnography and Human Development: Context and Meaning in Social Inquiry. Richard Jessor, Anne Colby and Richard Schweder, eds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 339-369.
1996 Centering the Household: The Remaking of Female Maturity in Japan. In Anne Imamura, ed., Re-Imaging Japanese Women. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 73-103.
1996 Deadly Disputes: Ideologies and Brain Death in Japan. In Stuart Youngner, Renée Fox and Laurence O'Connell, eds., Organ Transplantation: Meanings and Realities. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, pp. 142-167.
1996 A Critical-Interpretive Approach in Medical Anthropology: Rituals and Routines of Discipline and Dissent, with Nancy Scheper-Hughes. In Medical Anthropology: A Handbook of Theory and Method. Tom Johnson and Caroline Sargent, eds. New York: Greenwood Press, Second Revised Edition, pp 41-70.
1996 Anthropology and Medicine. In Behavior and Medicine. Danny Wedding, ed. C.V. Mosby, Second Revised Edition, pp. 444-459.
1996 Displacing Suffering: The Reconstruction of Death in North America and Japan. Deadalus, 125: 207-244.
1995 La menopause: un événement physiologique normal ou une maladie? In La ménopause: prise en charge globale et traitement. J. Lorrain, L. Plouffe Jr., V. Ravnikar, L. Speroff and N. Watts, eds. St-Hyacinthe: Edisem/Maloine, pp. 57-62.
1995 Transcending Mortality: Organ Transplants and the Practice of Contradictions. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 9: 390-395.
1995 Contesting the Natural in Japan: Moral Dilemmas and Technologies of Dying. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 19: 1-38.
1995 The Return of the Patient as Person: Contemporary Attitudes Towards the Alleviation of Suffering in North America. In History of the Doctor-Patient Relationship. Y. Kawakita, S. Sakai and Y. Otsuka, eds. Tokyo: Ishiyaku EuroAmerica Inc., pp. 99-130.
1995 Josei no Kônenki to Kôrei Shakai. In Kindai to Gendai Nihon to Josei. H. Wakita and S. Hanley, eds. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, pp. 597-623.
1994 Japan: Glimpses of Everyday Life. In Portraits of Culture: Ethnographic Originals. M. and C. Ember and D. Levinson, eds. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall/Simon & Shuster Custom Publishing, pp. 51-78.
1994 Menopause in Cultural Context. Experimental Gerontology, 29(3/4): 307-317.
1994 Interrogating the Human Genome Diversity Project. Social Science & Medicine, 39(5): 603-606.
1994 Kônenki wa masani “Jinsei o keikaku suru jiki” (Menopause is certainly a “time for life planning”). Igakukai Shinbun, 2079: 2-3.
1994 Contests with Death: Ideologies of Nationalism and Internationalism in Japan. In Life and Death Under High Technology Medicine. Ian Robinson, ed. Manchester University Press, pp. 169-188.
1994 Social and Historical Aspects of Maternal and Child-Health in Japan, with Naoko Miyaji. Deadalus, 123(4): 87-112.
1993 Education and Self Reflection: Teaching About Culture, Health and Illness. In Ralph Masi, Lynette Mensah and Keith A. McLeod, eds., Health and Cultures: Policies, Professional Practice and Education, Volume 1. Oakville, CA: Mosaic Press, pp. 139-158.
1993 The Politics of Mid-Life and Menopause: Ideologies of the Second Sex in North America and Japan. In Knowledge, Power & Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life. Shirley Lindenbaum and Margaret Lock, eds. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 330-363.
1993 Cultivating the Body: Anthropology and Epistemologies of Bodily Practice and Knowledge. Annual Review of Anthropology, 22: 133-155.
1993 Jinruigaku no Shiten kara Iryôhi Kôzô o Miru (The structure of medical payments from an anthropological point of view). Shaki Hoken Jumpô, 7: 19-20.
1993 Hokubei no Kônenki, Nihon no Kônenki (Menopause in North America, menopause in Japan). Nichibo Iho 46: 14-16.
1993 Healthy Disputes: Some Reflections on the Practice of Medical Anthropology in Canada. Health and Canadian Society/Santé et Société Canadienne, 1: 147-175.
1993 The Concept of Race: An Ideological Construct. Trans-cultural Psychiatric Research Review, 30: 203-227.
1993 Ideology, Female Midlife, and the Greying of Japan. Journal of Japanese Studies, 19(1): 43-78.
1992 Symptoms of Indolence: The Rhetoric of Middle Age and Menopause in Japan. In Japanese Bibliographies: Life Histories, Life Cycles, Life Stages. Vienna S. Formanek and S. Linhart, eds. Der Osterreichischen Akademie Der Wissenschaften, pp. 211-240.
1991 Nerves and Nostalgia: Greek-Canadian Immigrants and Medical Care in Quebec. In Anthropologies of Medicine: A Colloquium on West European and North American Perspectives. Beatrice Pfleiderer and Gilles Bibeau, eds. Sonderband: Curare, Special Volume #7, pp. 87-103.
1991 Nerves and Nostalgia: Greek-Canadian Immigrants and Medical Care in Quebec. Curare, 7: 87-103.
1991 Anthropology and Medicine. In Behavior and Medicine. Danny Wedding, ed. C.V. Mosby, Revised Edition 1994, pp. 304-341.
1991 Contested Meanings of the Menopause. The Lancet, 337: 1270-1291.
1991 The Message in the Bottle: Illness and the Micro-politics of Resistance, with Nancy Scheper-Hughes. Journal of Psychohistory, 18: 409-432.
1991 Hot Flushes in Cultural Context: The Japanese Case as a Cautionary Tale for the West. Progress in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Volume 6. The Climacteric Hot Flush. Karger, pp. 40-60.
1991 Discussion of P. Asquith's “The Japanese Idea of Soul as Evidenced by Kuyo Services”. In Discovering Japan: Issues for Canadians. Don V. Daly and Tom T. Sekine, eds. Captus University Publications, pp.189-193.
1991 Flawed Jewels and National Dis/order: Narratives on Adolescent Dissent in Japan. Festschrift for George DeVos. Journal of Psychohistory, 18: 507-531.
1990 New Japanese Mythologies: Faltering Discipline and the Ailing Housewife in Japan. In Rethinking Japan. A. Boscaro, F. Gatti and M. Raveri, eds. Folkestone, Kent: Japan Library Ltd., Volume 11, pp. 197-214.
1990 Restoring Order to the House of Japan. Wilson Quarterly Autumn, 42-49.
1990 Les trésors perdus: Ordre/désordre social et récits de révolte des adolescents japonais. Anthropologie et Sociétés, 14: 77-96.
1990 Cultural Construction of the Menopausal Syndrome: The Japanese Case, with Patricia Kaufert and Penny Gilbert. The Japanese Journal of Nursing Research, 23(2): 80(216)-92(228).
1990 Nerves and nostalgia: The expression of distress among Greek-Canadian immigrant women, with Pamela Dunk. Canadian Family Physician, 36: 253-258.
1990 Rationalization of Japanese herbal medication: The hegemony of pluralism. Human Organization, 49: 41-47.
1990 A Critical-Interpretive Approach in Medical Anthropology: Rituals and Routines of Discipline and Dissent, with Nancy Scheper-Hughes. In Medical Anthropology: A Handbook of Theory and Method. Tom Johnson and Caroline Sargent, eds. New York: GreenwoodPress, pp. 47-72.
1990 On Being Ethnic: The Politics of Identity Breaking and Making in Canada, or Nevra on Sunday. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 14: 237-252.
1990 Reaching Consensus about Death: Heart Transplants and Cultural Identity in Japan, with Christina Honde. In Social Sciences Perspectives on Medical Ethics. George Weisz, ed. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 99-119.
1989 A Nation at Risk: Interpretations of School Refusal in Japan. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference of the Japan Social Sciences Association of Canada.
1989 Bioethics in North America: The Rhetoric of Individual Autonomy and Freedom. Proceedings of the First US-Japan Health Behavioral Science Conference.
1989 Words of Fear, Words of Power: Nerves and the Awakening of Political Consciousness. Medical Anthropology, 11: 79-90.
1989 Castigations of a Selfish Housewife: National Identity and Menopausal Rhetoric in Japan. Kroeber Anthropology Society Papers, 69-70: 1-13.
1988 Cultural Construction of Menopause: The Japanese Case, with Patricia Kaufert and Penny Gilbert. Maturitas, 10: 317-332.
1988 Reaching Consensus About Death: Heart Transplants and Cultural Identity in Japan. Society/Société Newsletter of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, 13(1): 15-26.Japanese Mythologies: Faltering Discipline and the Ailing Housewife in Japan. American Ethnologist, 15: 43-61.
1988 Round Table: Breast Cancer, The Japanese Experience. Bamboo (in Japanese), 1: 50-60.
1988 The Selfish Housewife and Moral Panic in Japan. Women in International Development Publication Series. Michigan State University.
1988 A Nation at Risk: Interpretations of School Refusal in Japan. In Biomedicine Examined. Margaret Lock and Deborah R. Gordon, eds. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 377-414.
1988 Introduction. In Biomedicine Examined. Margaret Lock and Deborah R.Gordon, eds. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 3-10.
1988 Commentary on Psychosocial Models of the Climacteric. In The Climacteric and Beyond, Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Menopause. L. Zichella, M.I. Whitehead and P.A. Van Keep, eds. New Jersey: Parthenon Publishing Group.
1987 Nihon to Canada Ni Okeru Heikeiki No Shjô to Heikei ni Taisuru Kangaekata ni Kansuru Hikaku Kenkyû (A Comparative Study into Menopausal Symptomatology and Ideas about Menopause in Japan and Canada). SanFujinKa no Sekai, 39: 47-53.
1987 Illness: A New Approach. Life Science (in Japanese), 10: 12-19 .
1987 Protests of a Good Wife and Wise Mother: The Medicalization of Distress in Japan. In Health and Medical Care in Japan: Cultural and Social Dimensions. Edward Norbeck and Margaret Lock, eds. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, pp. 130-157.
1987 Introduction. In Health and Medical Care in Japan: Cultural and Social Dimensions. Edward Norbeck and Margaret Lock, eds. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, pp. 1-23.
1987 The Cultural Construction of Menopause in Japan. In Regards Anthropologiques en Psychiatrie. Ellen Corin, S. Lamarre, P. Migneault and M. Tousignant, eds. Montreal: Girame, pp. 25-43.
1987 The Mindful Body: A Prolegomenon to Future Work in Medical Anthropology, with N. Scheper-Hughes. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, n.s. 1: 6-41.
1987 DSM III as a Culture-Bound Classificatory System: A Response to Raymond Prince's DSM III and the Culture-Bound Syndromes. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 11: 35-42.
1986 Reforming Medical Education: Towards a Broadening of Attitudes, with Joseph Lella. In Illness Behavior: A Multidisciplinary Model. S. McHugh and T.M. Vallis, eds. Plenum Publishing Corp., pp. 47-70.
1986 Speaking 'Truth' to Illness: Metaphors, Reification and a Pedagogy for Patients. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 17: 137-140.
1986 My Nerves are Broken: The Communication of Suffering in a Greek-Canadian Community. In Health and Canadian Society. D. Coburn, et al., eds. Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd., pp. 295-313.
1986 Iryôjinruigaku; kenko to byôki no bunkateki haikei (Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in Cultural Context). Japanese Journal of Health Behavioral Science, 1: 159-197.
1986 Comparative Studies of Menopause, Guest Editor for a Special Edition of Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 10: 1-5.
1986 Ambiguities of Aging: Japanese Experience and Perceptions of Menopause. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 10: 23-46.
1986 Ningen no Kenko Kôdô no Kokusai Hikaku (Comparative Studies in Human Health Behavior). In Kurashi ni Musubitsuita iryô o Kangaeru (The Relationship Between Life Style and Medical Treatment). Proceedings of the Second International Nursing Study Meeting. Tokyo: Zaidan Hojin Kango Kôryû Kyôkai, pp. 36-60.
1986 Plea for Acceptance: School Refusal Syndrome in Japan. Social Science & Medicine, 23: 99-112.
1986 Introduction to special issue “American Medicine Center and Periphery”. Social Science & Medicine, 22: 931-932.
1986 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Menopause, with Patricia Kaufert, Sonja McKinlay et al. Social Science & Medicine, 22: 1285-1289.
1985 Bunka Jinruigaku to Kanpô (Cultural Anthropology and Kanpô). Kango Kenkyû (Kanpô Research), 12: 2-10.
1985 The Impact of the Chinese Model on Japan, or How the Younger Brother Comes of Age. Social Science & Medicine 21: 945-950.
1985 Models and Practice in Medicine: Menopause as Syndrome or Life Transition. In Physicians of Western Medicine: Five Cultural Studies. R.A. Hahn and A.D. Gaines, eds. Boston: D. Reidel Co., pp. 115-139, (revised and expanded version of 1982 paper).
1984 Treating the Japanese Elderly: The Masking of a Social Problem. Opportunity, Constraint, and Change: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Colson. Kroeber Anthropology Society papers, nos. 63 & 64, pp. 84-94.
1984 Tatemae to Honne to Nihon igaku no Rinri (Ethics in Japanese Medicine). Kango Kenkyû (Japanese Journal of Nursing Research), 28(1): 244-24.
1984 Ryôsai Kenbo no teikô (Protests of a Good Wife and Wise Mother: Somatization and Medicalization in Modern Japan). Kitan Jinruigaku Kyoto daigaku Jinruigaku Kenkyûkai (Issues in Anthropology, Kyoto University Group for Research in Anthropoogy). Kodansha, Spring, 15(I): 36-60.
1984 The Relationship Between Culture and Health or Illness. In Working with the Family in Primary Care: A Systems Approach to Health and Illness. Janet Christie-Seely, ed. New York: Praeger, pp. 73-92.
1984 Licorice in Leviathan: Traditional Japanese Medication, Biomedicine, and the Pharmaceutical Industry. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry (special issue on biomedicine in Asia), 8: 121-139.
1983 East Asian Medicine and Health Care for the Japanese Elderly. Pacific Affairs, 57(1): 65-73.
1983 Making the Strange Familiar: Japanese Responses to Social Change. Western Journal of Medicine, 139: 829-834.
1982 Models and Practice in Medicine: Menopause as Syndrome or Life Transition. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 6: 261-280.
1982 Exposing the Hidden Curriculum: Teaching Behavioral Sciences in Medicine. Medical Anthropology Newsletter, 14: 19-21.
1982 Traditional and Popular Attitudes Toward Mental Health and Illness in Japan. In Cultural Conception of Mental Health and Therapy. G. White and A. Marsella, eds. Boston: D. Reidel Co., pp. 215-233.
1981 Japanese Psychotherapeutic Systems: On Acceptance and Responsibility. Review article for Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 5: 303-312.
1980 Gaikokujin no Mita Nihon no Kanpô (Japanese Herbal Medicine From the Point of View of a Foreigner), interviewed by Yasuo Otsuka, M.D., President, Japan East Asian Medical Association. Kanpô Igaku, 8: 3-10.
1980 The Organization and Practice of East Asian Medicine in Japan: Continuity and Change. Social Science & Medicine 14B: 245-253.
1980 An Examination of the Influence of Traditional Therapeutic Systems on the Practice of Cosmopolitan Medicine in Contemporary Japan. American Journal of Chinese Medicine 8: 221-229.
1980 L'homme-machine et l'homme-microcosme: L'approche occidentale et l'approche Japonaise des soins médicaux. Annales Sept-Oct, 35th year, (5): 1116-1136.
1979 Pluralism or Integration: Medical Practice in Contemporary Japan. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Asian Studies, Asian Research Service, Hong Kong, pp. 451-459.
1978 Man as Machine or Man as Microcosm: A Comparison of Western and Traditional Japanese Approaches to Patient Care. Nihon Ishigaku Zasshi, 27: 1-31.
1978 Scars of Experience: The Art of Moxibustion in Japanese Medicine and Society. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 2: 151-175.