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The politics of health services research: health professionals as hired hands in a commissioned research project in England
(Universities of Surrey, University of Stirling, British Sociological Association, Sage Ltd, 2014-08-15)
Previous health services research has failed to account for the role played by clinical staff in the collection of data. In this paper we use the work of Roth on hired hand research to examine the politics of evidence ...
Critical realism, agency and sickle cell: case studies of young people with sickle cell disorder at school
Critical realism suggests that historical structures may operate as underlying generative mechanisms but not always be activated. This explains the near-absence of references to racism by black students with sickle cell ...
Ethnicity questions and antenatal screening for sickle cell/thalassaemia (EQUANS) in England : Observation and interview study.
Objectives To describe understandings that mothers and midwives have of ethnicity. To explore barriers to the successful implementation of ethnicity screening questions for sickle cell/thalassaemia. Design Observation ...
Sickle cell, habitual dyspositions and fragile dispositions: young people with sickle cell at school.
The experiences of young people living with a sickle cell disorder in schools in England are reported through a thematic analysis of forty interviews, using Bourdieu’s notions of field, capital and habitus. Young people ...