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Risk Assessment and Management of Individual's Convicted of a Sexual Offence in the UK
(PABST Science Publishers, 2018-12)
The UK has seen changes in sexual abuse policy and practice over the last 10 - 15 years that have been driven by austerity, risk management, public protection and the socio-political climate; these changes have been ...
Sickle Cell and the Social Sciences: Health, Racism and Disablement
(Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2019-04-15)
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a severe chronic illness and one of the world’s most common genetic conditions, with 400,000 children born annually with the disorder, mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa, India, Brazil, the Middle ...
Polls Apart?: A comparison of the 1990 Nicaraguan and 1992 British General Elections.
(Political Quarterly, 1994-10)
Mitochondrial donation, patient engagement and narratives of hope
This article develops the sociology of hope and patient engagement by exploring how patients’ perceptions and actions are shaped by narratives of hope surrounding the clinical introduction of novel reproductive techniques. ...
Information sharing in donor conception: comparing regulations, ethics and cultural practices in the UK and Belgium
(Paris Legal Publishers, 2015-07-03)
Within the context of donor conception, the significance of knowing about one’s genetic origins and the moral and legal status of this information has been the subject of on-going and vociferous debate in a number of Western ...
‘Who's the guy in the room?’ Involving fathers in antenatal care screening for sickle cell disorders
Fathers are increasingly invited to take part in antenatal care of which screening for sickle cell trait is a part. Expectations about involvement reflect changing perceptions of fatherhood and negotiation of gendered ...