Publications/Resources

Most open-access versions of my publications are available via links below or here 

Alonso, C., López, J.M., Lucas-Danch, A. and Tryon, A., 2021, Luna Maya Birth Centers: A network for Femifocal care, In: Gutschow, K., Davis-Floyd, R., Daviss B. (eds) Birth in Disruptive Times: Sustainable Solutions, Springer

Jasani, R., López, J.M., Nyang, Y., Deoparsad, A., Mango, D., Mwoyoweshumba R and Afhsan, S. forthcoming 2021, Experts by experience: the scope and limits of collaborative pedagogy with marginalised asylum seekers In: Bangau, C., Cantat, C., Cook, I.M., Kumar Rajaram, P. (eds) Opening up the University: Teaching and Learning with Refugees

López, J 2020 Puberty blockers: why some young people need help exploring their gender identity December 2020 The Conversation

López, J.M. 2020, “Mummy I want to go home”: Children and Parenthood in the Field In: Vogel, B. and MacGinty, R. (eds) The Companion to peace and conflict fieldwork, Palgrave Macmillan

Murray de López, J., 2019, Maintaining the Flow: Medical Challenges to Breastfeeding and “Risky” Bodies in Mexico. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 0(0). doi:10.1111/maq.12511 

Alonso, C and Murray de López, J. 2019, Luna Maya: Celebrating Motherhood through a Femifocal Model of Care In: Giralt A. and McNamara C. (eds) Global Mothers in the Twenty-First Century (working title), Demeter Press

Murray de López, J., 2018, When the Scars Begin to Heal: Narratives of Obstetric Violence in Chiapas, Mexico, International Journal of Health Governance, Special Edition Maternity Care Governance in a Global Context 23(1), 60-69. doi:10.1108/IJHG-05-2017-0022

Murray de López, J. and Alonso Lord, C. 2018, Riesgo o Aliento: El caso de una Casa de Partos In: Freyermuth G. (ed). Los caminos para parir en México en el siglo XXI: experiencias de investigación, vinculación, formación y comunicación, 1st Edition Mexico: CIESAS

Alonso, C and Murray de López, J. 2018, Lessons from Chiapas: a Femifocal Model of Care In: Schwartz D. (ed). Maternal Health, Pregnancy-Related Morbidity and Death Among Indigenous Women of Mexico and Central America: An Anthropological, Epidemiological and Biomedical Approach. Springer

Murray de López, J., 2017, Mala leche: interpretación de los riesgos y desafíos médicos de la lactancia materna en la zona urbana de Chiapas (México). Dilemata International Journal of Ethics 0(25), 121-133.

Murray de López, J. 2016, ‘El Conflicto y Salud Reproductiva En Las Ciudades De Chiapas: El Desaparecimiento De Las Parteras Empiricas’, in: Ramírez, G S (ed.), Imagen instantánea de la partería, 1st edition, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico, pp.199-222.

Murray de López, J., 2015, Conflict and Reproductive Health in Urban Chiapas: Disappearing the Partera Empίrica, Anthropology Matters 16(1)

Murray de López, J. 2012, International Social Work In: Key Concepts in Social Work, Sage Publications, pp.106-110

Invited Papers and Conference Activity (selected)

Women Asylum Seekers Together, Special Panel Presentation on Women’s Empowerment Organisations, 18th IUAES World Congress, Brazil, July 2018

Iatrogenic Trauma and life-course health implications, Panel presentation at Swedish Anthropological Association (SANT) and Finnish Anthropological Society (FAS)conference: Vulnerabilities, Uppsala, April 2018

Quality over quantity: The true cost of improving maternal mortality in Mexico. Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association, Washington DC. November 2017 Read here

Casas de Parto: una estrategia de prevención contra la violencia obstétrica. Paper presented at the Primer Congreso sobre Violencias de Género contra las Mujeres, Mexico: UNAM November 2017 http://dx.do1.org/10,22201/crim.UNAM000001c.2017.c5

Rethinking Obstetric violence: trauma in childbearing in Mexico, online seminar www.cedhmx.org  https://youtu.be/iHwgGhGjFwI September 2017

Power, Resistance and Resignation: Narratives of Obstetric Violence in Chiapas, Anthropology Seminar, Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London, March 2016

Mala leche: Interpretation of Risk and Medical Challenges to Exclusive Breastfeeding EASA MAGic2015 Anthropology and Global Health: interrogating theory, policy and practice, University of Sussex, UK, September 2015

(Dis)embodied knowledge and the ethics of engagement, Royal Anthropological Institute Postgraduate Conference, University of Manchester. 2015

Rural-Urban Migration in Chiapas, Mex.: Antenatal Violence and the Disappearing of the Midwife, Conference of Feminism and Migration (FEMIGRA) Univ. Barcelona, Barcelona Spain. 2012