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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 ...
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 ...
Critical realism, agency and sickle cell: case studies of young people with sickle cell disorder at school
Critical realism suggests that historical structures may operate as underlying generative mechanisms but not always be activated. This explains the near-absence of references to racism by black students with sickle cell ...
“I can die today, I can die tomorrow”: Lay perceptions of sickle cell disease in Kumasi, Ghana at a point of transition.
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-08)
Objective. To describe the lay meanings of sickle cell disease (SCD) in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Design. Depth interviews with 31 fathers of people with SCD; a focus group with health professionals associated with ...