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"Talk to me. There's two of us": Fathers and sickle cell screening.
(SAGE (British Sociological Association), 2015-02-03)
Studying kinship has involved doing family, displaying family, and ‘displaying family’ as a sensitizing concept to understand modalities troublesome to display. Fathers at ante-natal screening clinics for sickle cell are ...
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 ...
Sickle Cell and the Social Sciences: Health, Racism and Disablement
(Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2019-04-15)
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a severe chronic illness and one of the world’s most common genetic conditions, with 400,000 children born annually with the disorder, mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa, India, Brazil, the Middle ...
'Race', ethnicity and haemoglobin disorders
The new genetics has brought forth concerns that such developments as screening for genetic diseases will accentuate the oppression of minority ethnic groups [Bradby (1996) Genetics and racism. In The Troubled Helix: ...
Knowledge of sickle cell in a screened population
The aim of this study is to begin to assess the awareness and knowledge of sickle-cell amongst carriers and non-carriers in a screened population of primarily African-Caribbean descent. A structured questionnaire containing ...
Sickle cell and thalassaemia: global public health issues come of age.
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-08)
It is with great pleasure that, as guest and current editor respectively, we introduce Ethnicity and Health’s collection on the haemoglobin disorders sickle cell and thalassaemia. Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among ...