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Narrative affinities of the lived experiences of asthma and sporting embodiment
"The purpose of this study was to conduct an investigation of the lived experiences of asthma and sporting embodiment in non-elite sportspeople of different ages and levels of ability, involved in a range of sports. Despite ...
“The view ‘Down Under’": Australian Isma’ili Muslim youth and the quest for identity.
Populist media depictions of Islam as being at odds with the West in a ‘clash of civilizations’ have caused young Muslims living in Western contexts to feel increasingly pressured to establish their identity and allegiances. ...
Values, practice and meaning in social work research.
Just as its parent profession has grappled with identity problems, social work research has struggled to assert its legitimacy. A convincing case has not yet been made to enable it to claim authoritative status in its own ...
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 ...
Sexuality, gender and the (re)making of modernity and nationhood in Cyprus
This article studies Cypriot LGBs' identity construction processes and understandings of politics amidst the sociopolitical environment within which they are articulated. It does so by addressing a question that is central ...
“Arabic is the language of the Muslims - that’s how it was supposed to be”: exploring language and religious identity through reflective accounts from young British-born Asians.
(Taylor and Francis, 2010)
This study explores how a group of young British-born South Asians understood and defined their religious and linguistic identities, focusing upon the role played by heritage languages and liturgical languages and by ...
Language and identity among British South Asians: a theoretical review.
Given the pervasiveness of language in social life and the implications that language use can have for one’s individual and collective identities, attempts were made to explore the theoretical and empirical advantages in ...
A minority within a minority? Identity and Sexual Health in Black and Minority Ethnic Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United Kingdom
Identity refers to the individual’s self-construal. It is characterized by multiple elements, such as sexuality, ethnicity, and religion, and not all identity elements are simultaneously salient (Jaspal & Breakwell, 2014). ...