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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 ...
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 ...
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). ...
‘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, ...
Coping with Stigmatised Linguistic Identities: Identity Threat and Ethnolinguistic Vitality among Andalusians
(Taylor and Francis/ Routledge, 2013)
This study is an investigation of the impact of language stigma for identity functioning among speakers of Andalusian Spanish. Fifteen Andalusian Spaniards were interviewed using a semi- structured interview schedule. ...
Caste, social stigma and identity processes
Caste persists as an important socio-psychological phenomenon in many spheres of Indian social life and particularly within village contexts. It is argued that socio-psychological insights into caste identity and caste- ...
Arranged Marriage, Identity and Psychological Wellbeing among British Asian Gay Men
(Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 2013)
The cultural expectation of an arranged heterosexual marriage poses social and psychological challenges for British Asian gay men. This article examines the diary accounts of twelve British Asian gay men concerning their ...
Language and perceptions of identity threat
This study explores how a group of British South Asians (BSA) understood, defined and evaluated languages associated with their ethnic and religious identities, focusing upon the role of language in the negotiation and ...