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Valuing people with sickle cell disease
Employers need to be flexible when managing sickle cell disease in the workplace and sensitive to the risks of discrimination. Diana De, Simon Dyson and Karl Atkin offer evidence-based guidance and recommendations.
Resignifing the sickle cell gene: narratives of genetic risk, impairment and repair
Connecting theoretical discussion with empirical qualitative work, this paper examines how sickle cell became a site of public health intervention in terms of ‘racialised’ risks. Historically, sickle cell became socio-politically ...
On the Possibility of a Disabled Life in Capitalist Ruins: Black Workers with Sickle Cell Disorder in England
The link between workers with sickle cell disorder (SCD) and employment has until now been seen through the lens of the person’s disease, not their relationship to work (paid and unpaid). Using SCD as a case study, we ...