On our last episode for 2021, Chris and Cara talk to Dr. Elizabeth Sweet who is a biocultural anthropologist and social epidemiologist who works as an Associate Professor of Anthropology at The University of Massachusetts. She is currently studying the health consequences of neoliberalism, namely the effects of debt. You can find out more about the Price of Debt study here: www.umb.edu/debtstudy/research_team and contact her at Elizabeth.Sweet@umb.edu.

Her papers mentioned in the show:

Social Inequalities, Debt, and Health in the United States:
www.sciencedirect.com/science/articl…52827321000112

“Like you failed at life”: Debt, Health, and Neoliberal Subjectivity:
www.sciencedirect.com/science/articl…77953618303745

Suggested reads by the late Dr. David Graeber:

Debt: The First Five Thousand Years: www.mhpbooks.com/books/debt/

Bullshit Jobs: bookshop.org/books/bullshit-job…4668/9781501143335

The Dawn of Everything: us.macmillan.com/books/9780374157…dawnofeverything

Contact the Sausage of Science Podcast and Human Biology Association:
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Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

Chris Lynn, HBA Public Relations Committee Chair, Website: cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

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