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Conformers, contesters, creators: vignettes of asthma identities and sporting embodiment
Through a phenomenologically-inspired approach, the purpose of this article is to examine the different ways in which sportspeople experience asthma, a condition that affects 5.4 million people in the UK. To date, sociological ...
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 ...
Streams of bereavement
This article offers “streams of bereavement” narratives across time. The author seeks to present a multilayered voiced account through vignettes and poems about the loss of her father who died 20 years ago. This aims to ...
Motherhood and Social Exclusion: Narratives of Women in Prison in Ireland
(Demeter Press, 2019-01)
This chapter details the experiences of motherhood and social exclusion in Ireland. The particular focus of the chapter is on experiences of women of motherhood within Ireland’s criminal justice system and experiences of ...
Patients’ experiences of surgical site infection
The qualitative experience of having a surgical site infection (SSI) is often overlooked. The aim of this study was to present a description of how SSIs affect the lives of patients and their families. Seventeen former ...
Education as an exit strategy for community mental health nurses: a thematic analysis of narratives
A study of the narratives of community mental health nurses, with an emphasis on education and training, identified education as offering a 'stepping stone' out of a profession that struggles for recognition and status. ...