Conference Abstracts

Maggio, R., Experimental Ethnographies of Early Intervention: The need for an integrated top-down approach, ABSTRACT accepted for conference

Abstract accepted at the workshop on ‘Critical Medical Anthropology Workshop’, Oaxaca, Mexico, 16-20 January 2017 Abstract: Early interventions in child development and maternal health, according to what is considered to be the “gold standard”, should be conducted alongside a Randomized Controlled Trial tasked with the evaluation of their effectiveness. However, this combination of intervention and… Read more »

Maggio, R., Early Intervention Ethics: The Impact of External Notions of “Good” Mothering, ABSTRACT accepted for conference

Abstract accepted at the Rags to Riches 2016 Workshop, “Great Expectations? Childhood and Social Mobility”, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, 10 June 2016, Exeter College, Oxford Workshop Abstract: The recognition that early childhood care has a crucial role in breaking recursive cycles of inequality has resulted in the widespread diffusion of early intervention… Read more »

Mortimer, R., Mothers & Mentors: Teaching Ethical and Natural Care in Home Visiting Programs, ABSTRACT accepted for conference

Abstract accepted for the International Association of Bioethics (IAB) Conference, Edinburgh, 14-17 June 2016 Abstract (poster presentation): Can professional carers teach mothers how to care as mothers? Campbell identifies a conflict between justice and care that renders the very idea of ‘professional care’ a contradiction in terms (2015). In this paper we examine whether such… Read more »

Maggio, R., Ethnographies of Home Visiting: Culture, Context, and Measuring Health Outcomes, ABSTRACT accepted for conference

Abstract accepted at the Inter Congress of IUAES –  International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Dubrovnik, 4-9 May 2016 Abstract: Home Visiting always takes place in highly specific contexts. Culture can deeply influence the behaviours, attitudes, and reactions of parents who are enrolled in early intervention programmes. In the past few years, a systematic… Read more »

Maggio, R., Positive Parenting, Moderate Measures: Teaching Motherhood in North Dublin, ABSTRACT accepted for conference

Abstract accepted at the 14th Biennial Conference of EASA – European Association of Social Anthropology, Milan, 20-23 July 2016 Abstract: Preparing For Life (PFL) is a community-led initiative (funded by the Irish Department of Children and Youth Affairs and The Atlantic Philanthropies) that seeks to improve the lives of children in Dublin 5 and 17.… Read more »

Corsico, P., Ethical Arguments in Good Practice Guidelines for Early Intervention in Psychosis Services: A Review and Analysis, ABSTRACT accepted for conference

Abstract accepted for the International Association of Bioethics (IAB) Conference, Edinburgh, 14-17 June 2016 Abstract (poster presentation): Approximately four in 1000 individuals in the UK is diagnosed with a psychotic disorder each year, making psychosis a significant clinical and public health concern. In recent years, Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) has become a widespread clinical… Read more »