Publications of Ruth Jane Prince

Journal Article (10)

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Prince, Ruth Jane. 2014. Precarious projects: conversions of (biomedical) knowledge in an East African city. Medical Anthropology 33(1): 68–83. DOI: 10.1080/01459740.2013.833918.
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Geissler, Paul Wenzel, Ann Kelly, John Manton, Ruth Jane Prince, and Noemi Tousignant. 2013. Introduction: sustaining the life of the polis. Africa 83(4): 531–538. Accessed 2013.
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Madiega, Philister Adhiambo, Gemma Jones, Ruth Jane Prince, and Paul Wenzel Geissler. 2013. 'She's my sister-in-law, my visitor, my friend': challenges of staff identity in home follow-up in an HIV trial in Western Kenya. Developing World Bioethics 13(1): 21–29. Accessed 2013.
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Prince, Ruth Jane. 2013. "Tarmacking" in the millennium city: spatial and temporal trajectories of empowerment and development in Kisumu, Kenya. Africa 83(4): 582–605. Accessed 2013.
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Marsland, Rebecca and Ruth Jane Prince. 2012. What is life worth?: exploring biomedical interventions, survival, and the politics of life. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26(4): 453–469. Accessed 2012.
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Prince, Ruth Jane. 2012. HIV and the moral economy of survival in an East African city. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26(4): 534–556. Accessed 2012.
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Geissler, Paul Wenzel and Ruth J. Prince. 2009. Active compounds and atoms of society: plants, bodies, minds and cultures in the work of Kenyan ethnobotanical knowledge. Social Studies of Science 39(4): 599–634. DOI: 10.1177/0306312709104075.
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Prince, Ruth, P.M. Adhiambo, T. Chantler, and G. Jones. 2008. 'Our son Obama': the US presidential elections in Western Kenya. Anthropology Today 24(6): 4–7. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8322.2008.00625.x.
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Geissler, Paul Wenzel and Ruth Prince. 2007. Life seen: touch and vision in the making of sex in western Kenya. Journal of Eastern African Studies 1(1): 123–149. Accessed 2007.
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Prince, Ruth. 2007. Salvation and tradition: configurations of faith in a time of death. Journal of Religion in Africa 37(1): 84–115. Accessed 2007.

Book Chapter (8)

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Prince, Ruth Jane. 2012. The politics and anti-politics of HIV interventions in Kenya. In: Paul Wenzel Geissler, Richard Rottenburg, and Julia Zenker (eds.). Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa: contributions from anthropology. MatteRealities/VerKörperungen: Perspectives from Empirical Science Studies 15. Bielefeld: transcript, pp. 97–116.
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Prince, Ruth Jane. 2011. Public debates about Luo widow inheritance: christianity, tradition, and AIDS in Western Kenya. In: Harri Englund (ed.). Christianity and public culture in Africa. Cambridge Centre of African Studies Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, pp. 109–130.
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Geissler, Paul Wenzel and Ruth Prince. 2010. Purity is danger: ambiguities of touch around sickness and death in Western Kenya. In: Hansjörg Dilger and Ute Luig (eds.). Morality, hope and grief: anthropologies of AIDS in Africa. New York: Berghahn, pp. 240–269.
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Geissler, Paul Wenzel and Ruth Jane Prince. 2010. Persons, plants and relations: treating childhood illness in a western Kenyan village. In: Elisabeth Hsu and Stephen Harris (eds.). Plants, health and healing: on the interface of ethnobotany and medical anthropology. Epistemologies of Healing 6. New York: Berghahn, pp. 179–223.
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Prince, Ruth J. 2009. Christian salvation and Luo tradition: arguments of faith in a time of death in western Kenya. In: Felicitas Becker and Paul Wenzel Geissler (eds.). AIDS and religious practice in Africa. Studies of Religion in Africa 36. Leiden: Brill, pp. 49–84.
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Prince, Ruth. 2008. Struggling for growth in Western Kenya: modernity, tradition, generation and gender. In: Erdmute Alber, S. van der Geest, and S. R. Whyte (eds.). Generations in Africa: connections and contrasts. Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung 33. Berlin: LIT, pp. 137–161.
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Geissler, Paul Wenzel and Ruth Prince. 2007. Christianity, tradition, AIDS, and pornography: knowing sex in western Kenya. In: R. Littlewood (ed.). On knowing and not knowing in the anthropologies of medicine. London: UCL Press, pp. 87–116.
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Prince, Ruth. 2006. Popular music and Luo youth in western Kenya: ambiguities of modernity, morality and gender relations in the era of AIDS. In: C. Christiansen, M. Utas, and H. Vigh (eds.). Navigating youth, generating adulthood: social becoming in an African context. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute, pp. 117–152.

Conference Paper (1)

Conference Paper
Prince, Ruth. 2007. 'Our Luo culture is sick': identity and infection in the debate 'widow inheritance' in Kenya. Leiden University, Leiden, 2007-11-11.

Collected Edition (1)

Collected Edition
Prince, Ruth Jane and Rebecca Marsland (eds.). 2013. Making and unmaking public health in Africa: ethnographic and historical perspectives. Athens: Ohio University Press.
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