Selected Publications:


2017 (ed. with Susanna Trnka). Competing Responsibilities: The Ethics and Politics of Contemporary Life Durham, NC: Duke University Press. (Introduction PDF)

2015 (ed. with Matei Candea, Jo Cook and Thomas Yarrow). Detachment: essays on the limits of relational thinking. Manchester: Manchester University Press (Introduction PDF)

2014 Americans in Tuscany: Charity, compassion and belonging. London and New York: Berghahn. (PDF)

2010 (ed. with Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich). Local Lives: Migration and the Politics of Place. Aldershot: Ashgate. (Introduction PDF)


2017 Reflecting on medical anthropology in Aotearoa New ZealandHealth, Culture and Society. 9-10: 81-89.  (PDF)

2017 (with T. Bryers-Brown). Indigenizing military citizenship: remaking state responsibility and care towards Māori veterans’ health through the Treaty of Waitangi. AlterNative: An international journal of indigenous peoples 13(1): 43-50.

2014 (with S. Trnka). Competing Responsibilities: Beyond neoliberal responsibilisationAnthropological Forum 24(2): 136-153 (PDF)

2013 (with B. Scott). Elusive genes: Nuclear Test Veterans’ Experiences of Genetic Citizenship and Biomedical Refusal. Medical Anthropology 32(6): 501-517. (PDF)

2012. Review Essay: Military Citizenship: Emerging and Enduring Relationships between Soldiers and the State. Political and Legal Anthropology Review 35(2): 357–365.

2011 Culpability in the archives: Commonwealth nuclear test veterans’ claims for compensation History and Anthropology 22(4): 497-511. (PDF)

2011. (with C. Kaplonski) The Political Life of Documents. History and Anthropology 22(4): 407-414. (PDF)

2011. Biopolitical endpoints: Diagnosing a deserving veteran Social Science & Medicine. 73(6): 882-888. (PDF)


2017. Genetic Bystanders: Familial Responsibility and the State’s Accountability to Veterans of Nuclear Tests. In S. Trnka, & C. Trundle (Eds.), Competing Responsibilities: The Ethics and Politics of Contemporary Life. Durham, NC: Duke University.

2014 (with Ilina Singh and Christian Broer) Fighting to be Heard: Contested Diagnosis. In A. Jutel & K. Dew (Eds.). Social Issues in Diagnosis: An Introduction for Students and Clinicians. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. (PDF)

2012 The transforamtion of compassion and the ethics of interaction within charity work. In S. Venkatesan & T. Yarrow (Eds) Differentiating development: beyond an anthropology of critique. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 210-226. (PDF)

2012 Memorialising the veteran body: New Zealand nuclear test veterans and the search for military citizenship. In K. McSorley (Ed.) War and the Body: Militarisation, Practice and Experience. London: Rutledge, 194-209. (PDF)