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Policy Briefing: Implementing empirical ethics and rights - IDEAS for ensuring disability equity in research
In this policy briefing, we illustrate the development and potential of tools developed from commissioned public health research project where empirical ethics was combined with human rights to elucidate a critical framework ...
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 ...
Do disabled people need a stronger social model – a social model of human rights?
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-06-01)
We introduce the social model of disability by reflecting on its origins and legacy, with particular reference to the work of the Union of the Physically Impaired against Segregation (UPAIS). We argue that there has been ...
Rights to Social Determinants of Flourishing: A Paradigm for Disability and Public Health Research and Policy
(BMC Public Health, 2019-07-24)
Background: The term evidence based medicine (EBM) was introduced in the early 1990s in clinical medicine to educate clinicans about how to assess the ‘credibility’ of research to ensure best treatments for their patients. ...