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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 ...
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 ...
‘Always gotta be two mans’: Lifers, risk, rehabilitation, and narrative labour
All prisoners have their identity stripped from them and, ultimately, reconstructed by the institutions in which they are incarcerated. However, for life and indeterminately sentenced prisoners the effects of this process, ...
Social representations, identity and social relations among non-heterosexual British Asian men
(Oxford: Elsevier., 2014)
This chapter explores and compares social representations, identity and social relations among non-heterosexual British Asian Indian and British Pakistani men. After an overview of two relevant theories from social psychology ...