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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 ...
Narrative as re-fusion: making sense and value from sickle cell and thalassaemia trait
The moral turn within sociology suggests we need to be attentive to values and have a rapprochement with philosophy. The study of illness narratives is one area of sociology that has consistently addressed itself to moral ...
"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 ...