Rafael Wainer

Sessional Instructor
location_on AnSo-158

Research Area

About

Ph.D. in Anthropology, UBC, 2016

M.A. in Anthropology, UBC, 2008

Lic. in Anthropology, University of Buenos Aires, 2003


Research Area

Research interests:

Emotions. Death, Dying and End of Life Care. Pain and Suffering. Hope and Resilience. Palliative Care. Mental Health. Critical Disability Studies. Ethnographic Research at Medical and Clinical Institutions. Qualitative Health Methods. Doctor-patient Relationships. Children and Childhood. Family Studies. Health Policy. Quality and Dignity of Life. Medical Assistance in Dying. Argentina, Latin America, and Canada.

I am a PhD in Anthropology with a specialization on medical anthropology. My main interests are biomedical knowledge and practices, children’s experience of cancer treatment, end-of-life and palliative care, medical assistance in dying, chronicity and disability, and resilience and hope. I am particularly interested in developing two research lines: i) the multidimensional strategies in relation to the provision of (social and medical) care to children experiencing cancer (both curative and palliative) and the new emergent discussions (in Canada) in relation to medical assistance in dying and the potential inclusion of adult minor, and ii) the longitudinal study of the long-term side effects of paediatric cancer treatment on former patients and their everyday chronicity as cancer survivors.


Publications

Wainer, Rafael. 2004. “‘Yo No Te Puedo Decir Cuánto Sino Cómo’. Construcción Y Manejo de La Esperanza En El Final de La Vida, Desde La Perspective Profesional de Un Equipo de Cuidados Paliativos.” Anuario de Estudios en Antropología Social 1 187–97.

Wainer, Rafael. 2007. “Acompañando a La Gente En El Último Momento de Su Vida: Reflexiones En Torno a La Construcción Paliativista de La Dignidad En El Final de La Vida.” Runa 28:111–40.

Wainer, Rafael. 2008. “La Bio-Política de Los Transplantes O ¿Qué Está Detrás de La ‘Salvación de Vidas’?.” Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano 22:251–54.

Wainer, Rafael. 2009. “Sobre acciones, silencios y un sentido de humor particular en un equipo de cuidados paliativos.” AIBR, Revista de Antropología Iberoamericana 4(3):409–42.

Roman, Leslie G., Sheena Brown, Steven Noble, Rafael Wainer, and Alannah Earl Young. 2009. “No Time for Nostalgia!: Asylum‐making, Medicalized Colonialism in British Columbia (1859–97) and Artistic Praxis for Social Transformation.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 22(1):17–63.

Wainer, Rafael. 2011. “Death, Dying, and Biomedicine: ‘Thinking with Film’ as a Teaching Resource for Medical Anthropologists.” Anthropology News. Society for Medical Anthropology Section. 52(9):40.

Wainer, Rafael. 2013. “The Dignity of Children: How to Evaluate Bodies’ (Im)Permeability.” Pp. 61–78 in Reframing Disability and Quality of Life, Social Indicators Research Series, edited by Narelle Warren and Lenore Manderson. Springer Netherlands. (http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-007-3018-2_4).


Additional Description

Sessional Faculty


Rafael Wainer

Sessional Instructor
location_on AnSo-158

Ph.D. in Anthropology, UBC, 2016

M.A. in Anthropology, UBC, 2008

Lic. in Anthropology, University of Buenos Aires, 2003

Research interests:

Emotions. Death, Dying and End of Life Care. Pain and Suffering. Hope and Resilience. Palliative Care. Mental Health. Critical Disability Studies. Ethnographic Research at Medical and Clinical Institutions. Qualitative Health Methods. Doctor-patient Relationships. Children and Childhood. Family Studies. Health Policy. Quality and Dignity of Life. Medical Assistance in Dying. Argentina, Latin America, and Canada.

I am a PhD in Anthropology with a specialization on medical anthropology. My main interests are biomedical knowledge and practices, children’s experience of cancer treatment, end-of-life and palliative care, medical assistance in dying, chronicity and disability, and resilience and hope. I am particularly interested in developing two research lines: i) the multidimensional strategies in relation to the provision of (social and medical) care to children experiencing cancer (both curative and palliative) and the new emergent discussions (in Canada) in relation to medical assistance in dying and the potential inclusion of adult minor, and ii) the longitudinal study of the long-term side effects of paediatric cancer treatment on former patients and their everyday chronicity as cancer survivors.

Wainer, Rafael. 2004. “‘Yo No Te Puedo Decir Cuánto Sino Cómo’. Construcción Y Manejo de La Esperanza En El Final de La Vida, Desde La Perspective Profesional de Un Equipo de Cuidados Paliativos.” Anuario de Estudios en Antropología Social 1 187–97.

Wainer, Rafael. 2007. “Acompañando a La Gente En El Último Momento de Su Vida: Reflexiones En Torno a La Construcción Paliativista de La Dignidad En El Final de La Vida.” Runa 28:111–40.

Wainer, Rafael. 2008. “La Bio-Política de Los Transplantes O ¿Qué Está Detrás de La ‘Salvación de Vidas’?.” Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano 22:251–54.

Wainer, Rafael. 2009. “Sobre acciones, silencios y un sentido de humor particular en un equipo de cuidados paliativos.” AIBR, Revista de Antropología Iberoamericana 4(3):409–42.

Roman, Leslie G., Sheena Brown, Steven Noble, Rafael Wainer, and Alannah Earl Young. 2009. “No Time for Nostalgia!: Asylum‐making, Medicalized Colonialism in British Columbia (1859–97) and Artistic Praxis for Social Transformation.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 22(1):17–63.

Wainer, Rafael. 2011. “Death, Dying, and Biomedicine: ‘Thinking with Film’ as a Teaching Resource for Medical Anthropologists.” Anthropology News. Society for Medical Anthropology Section. 52(9):40.

Wainer, Rafael. 2013. “The Dignity of Children: How to Evaluate Bodies’ (Im)Permeability.” Pp. 61–78 in Reframing Disability and Quality of Life, Social Indicators Research Series, edited by Narelle Warren and Lenore Manderson. Springer Netherlands. (http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-007-3018-2_4).

Sessional Faculty

Rafael Wainer

Sessional Instructor
location_on AnSo-158

Ph.D. in Anthropology, UBC, 2016

M.A. in Anthropology, UBC, 2008

Lic. in Anthropology, University of Buenos Aires, 2003

Research interests:

Emotions. Death, Dying and End of Life Care. Pain and Suffering. Hope and Resilience. Palliative Care. Mental Health. Critical Disability Studies. Ethnographic Research at Medical and Clinical Institutions. Qualitative Health Methods. Doctor-patient Relationships. Children and Childhood. Family Studies. Health Policy. Quality and Dignity of Life. Medical Assistance in Dying. Argentina, Latin America, and Canada.

I am a PhD in Anthropology with a specialization on medical anthropology. My main interests are biomedical knowledge and practices, children’s experience of cancer treatment, end-of-life and palliative care, medical assistance in dying, chronicity and disability, and resilience and hope. I am particularly interested in developing two research lines: i) the multidimensional strategies in relation to the provision of (social and medical) care to children experiencing cancer (both curative and palliative) and the new emergent discussions (in Canada) in relation to medical assistance in dying and the potential inclusion of adult minor, and ii) the longitudinal study of the long-term side effects of paediatric cancer treatment on former patients and their everyday chronicity as cancer survivors.

Wainer, Rafael. 2004. “‘Yo No Te Puedo Decir Cuánto Sino Cómo’. Construcción Y Manejo de La Esperanza En El Final de La Vida, Desde La Perspective Profesional de Un Equipo de Cuidados Paliativos.” Anuario de Estudios en Antropología Social 1 187–97.

Wainer, Rafael. 2007. “Acompañando a La Gente En El Último Momento de Su Vida: Reflexiones En Torno a La Construcción Paliativista de La Dignidad En El Final de La Vida.” Runa 28:111–40.

Wainer, Rafael. 2008. “La Bio-Política de Los Transplantes O ¿Qué Está Detrás de La ‘Salvación de Vidas’?.” Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano 22:251–54.

Wainer, Rafael. 2009. “Sobre acciones, silencios y un sentido de humor particular en un equipo de cuidados paliativos.” AIBR, Revista de Antropología Iberoamericana 4(3):409–42.

Roman, Leslie G., Sheena Brown, Steven Noble, Rafael Wainer, and Alannah Earl Young. 2009. “No Time for Nostalgia!: Asylum‐making, Medicalized Colonialism in British Columbia (1859–97) and Artistic Praxis for Social Transformation.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 22(1):17–63.

Wainer, Rafael. 2011. “Death, Dying, and Biomedicine: ‘Thinking with Film’ as a Teaching Resource for Medical Anthropologists.” Anthropology News. Society for Medical Anthropology Section. 52(9):40.

Wainer, Rafael. 2013. “The Dignity of Children: How to Evaluate Bodies’ (Im)Permeability.” Pp. 61–78 in Reframing Disability and Quality of Life, Social Indicators Research Series, edited by Narelle Warren and Lenore Manderson. Springer Netherlands. (http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-007-3018-2_4).

Sessional Faculty