Managing Stigma : Young People, Asthma, and the Politics of Chronic Illness. / Monaghan, Lee F.; Gabe, Jonathan.

In: Qualitative Health Research, 21.11.2018, p. 1-13.

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Managing Stigma : Young People, Asthma, and the Politics of Chronic Illness. / Monaghan, Lee F.; Gabe, Jonathan.

In: Qualitative Health Research, 21.11.2018, p. 1-13.

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Monaghan, Lee F. ; Gabe, Jonathan. / Managing Stigma : Young People, Asthma, and the Politics of Chronic Illness. In: Qualitative Health Research. 2018 ; pp. 1-13.

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abstract = "In this article we explore the relationship between asthma and stigma, drawing on 31 interviews with young people (aged 5-17) in Ireland. Participants with mild to moderate asthma were recruited from Traveller and middle-class settled communities. Themes derived from an abductive approach to data analysis and a critical appreciation of Goffmanesque sociology, include: asthma as a discreditable stigma, negative social reactions (real, imagined and anticipated), and stigma management. Going beyond a personal tragedy model, we reflect upon macro-social structures (e.g. ethnicity, class, gender) which underlie stigma and the management of a potentially spoiled identity. This raises issues about the politics of chronic illness, embodying health identities and efforts to tackle stigma in neoliberal times. ",
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