They called me the doctor who prescribed suicide. She was a fully healthy social worker, age 50, who had lost both her two sons in dramatic circumstances. She said: “The only thing for which I am coming to you is to get medicines to have a peaceful death, I’ve buried three graves next to each… Read more »
Excerpt from the paper given at the Inter Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Dubrovnik, 4-9 May 2016 “This is the purposeful reflexive combination of ‘evidence-based practice’ and ‘practice-based evidence’ (Thase, 2006). The problem is, how can we do that? As we are all scientists working in the different fields of… Read more »
by Nancy Tucker, author of The Time In Between: A Memoir of Hunger and Hope (Icon Books). If one books an appointment to have a suspicious lump, bump or mole examined by a doctor, one expects any untoward findings to lead to swift and purposeful intervention. At most GP surgeries, there exists a dedicated system… Read more »
How does spending the early years in prison impact upon a child’s life chances? And what are the alternatives? Prison Reform and the UK Government A sad but true fact is that last year there were 100 babies in our county living in a prison […] When we know the importance of the early… Read more »
Truth of the matter was, stories was everything and everything was stories. Everybody told stories, it was a way of saying who they were in the world. It was their understanding of themselves. It was letting themselves know how they believed the world worked, the right way and the way that was not so right.… Read more »
What’s the project about? In my interview for the Wellcome Trust investigator award, which funds BeGOOD, a member of the panel asked me if I planned to keep the abbreviation, were I to be funded. He voiced a genuine concern that the abbreviation appeared to express an authoritarian imperative to children: “Be good!” So let… Read more »
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