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Ethnicity, Disability and Chronic Illness
(Policy Press, 2019-04-10)
This chapter aims to: • Understand how patterns of disablement and chronic illness may partly derive from levels of material deprivation. • Illustrate why it may be important to look at the interactions not only between ...
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. ...
Biosocial Model of Disability
This chapter began with an introduction to disability and aging as part of the global human condition. It is then argued that a disability perspective is critical to understanding different ways people are aging and those ...
Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: A scoping study and evidence synthesis
(National Institute for Health Research, 2016-07)
Background: Public health interventions that are effective in the general population are often assumed to apply to people with impairments. However, the evidence to support this is limited and hence there is a need for ...
Barriers and Enablers to Employment: Black Disabled Peoples Living with Sickle Cell Disorder Project.
(De Montfort University, 2019-02-01)
Final report of the Barriers and Enablers to Employment: Black Disabled Peoples Living with Sickle Cell Disorder Project.
An African ethics of social wellbeing: Understanding Disability and Public Health
(University of Rochester Press, 2020-12-01)
In this chapter, I argue that we need to reconceptualise how we think of ethics in public health to address disability in Africa. I begin by investigating what an African morality and ethics would look like, why it is ...
Intersectionality and Employment in England: Where are all the Black Disabled People?
This paper begins by giving a description of the relationship between austerity and the neoliberal policy focus on work in the UK, and how this impacts negatively on disabled people. It examines why Black disabled people’s ...