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Do they look after their own? Informal support for South Asian carers
(Wiley Online Library, 2004-08-19)
Policy on care in the community was founded on the premise that the care of frail elderly people with disabilities would be a joint responsibility for health and social care professionals, and family carers, supported by ...
Reflections on the consanguinity and birth outcome debate
(Oxford University Press, 1994-12)
The high rate of consanguineous marriages has been implicated as an important factor in the high rates of perinatal mortality and congenital malformations among the UK Pakistani population. This paper critically considers ...
Young South Asian deaf people and their families: negotiating relationships and identities.
(Wiley Online Library, 2002-01)
This paper explores how various and competing identity claims are negotiated by young deaf people and their families. Our findings, based on group and individual interviews with young South Asian deaf people and individual ...
The trouble with culture
(routledge london and new york, 1996)
In this chapter my focus is specifically on the way in which ‘culture’ is used in research and health and social policy in relation to racial minorities. In the discourses on ethnicity and culture, there is an interplay ...
The moral economy of selfhood and caring: negotiating boundaries of personal care as embodied moral practice
(Wiley Online Library, 2008-02-20)
This paper engages with the dichotomous notions of caring underpinning social policy and practice in Britain, that splits up the ‘carer’ and ‘cared for’ into autonomous, unitary subjects, by locating personal care as an ...
The applicability of measures of socioeconomic position to different ethnic groups within the UK
(BioMed Central, 2009-02-27)
In this paper we seek to tease out differences in socioeconomic position between ethnic groups. There are 3 main reasons why conventional socioeconomic indicators and asset based measures may not be equally applicable to ...