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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 ...
Assessing Latour: The case of the sickle cell body in history
The work of Bruno Latour has animated debates in sociology, anthropology and philosophy over several decades, whilst attracting criticisms of the ontological, epistemological and political implications of his focus on ...
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.
Achieve equity in access to sickle cell services
(EMAP Publishing Limited, 2013-11-26)
Greater priority, and appropriate resources, need to be accorded to the provision of sickle cell and thalassaemia services. Sickle cell and thalassaemia disorders are among the most common genetic conditions in the world. ...
Genetics and Global Public Health: Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia.
(Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2012-01)
Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among the world’s most common genetic conditions. They are especially common in Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia. They affect all ethnic groups but they particularly ...
Living with Sickle Cell or Beta Thalassaemia Trait: Implications for Identity and Social Life
(University of York, 2014)
Previous policy oriented and sociological research on sickle cell and thalassaemia disorders has tended to focus on how carrier status impacts on reproductive choices or decisions related to antenatal screening. We know ...
Sickle Cell: A Guide to School Policy (Second Edition)
A second edition of the Guide to School Policy on Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia: A Guide to School Policy (English Version)
This booklet has been produced based on research examining the experiences of young people with sickle cell disorder in schools in England. An important part of school inclusiveness is recognizing the importance of offering ...
Actor network theory, agency and racism: The case of sickle cell trait and US athletics
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-03-02)
OSCAR's Story: The History of Sickle Cell in Leicester
(Witley Press, 2008-07-11)
A social history of the local support group for sickle cell in Leicester, the Leicester Organization for Sickle Cell Anaemia Research, 1985-2008.