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On SAGE Insight: “We Cannot Let Them Die”: Undocumented Immigrants and Media Framing of Health Deservingness in the United States

From Qualitative Health Research The extent to which the U.S. government should provide health services to undocumented immigrants has been a topic of heated debate in recent years. While human rights frameworks support the notion of universal access to health … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Female Masculinity at Work: Managing Stigma on the Job

From Psychology of Women Quarterly The term “masculine women” describes women who identify, or are socially recognized, as women, yet display masculinity broadly through appearance, behavior, and interactional styles. Researchers have suggested that masculine women often identify as lesbian or queer … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Work‒life laws privilege brothel and community interests, negatively impacting legal prostitutes in Nevada

Article title: Work–life management in legal prostitution: Stigma and lockdown in Nevada’s brothels From Human Relations  Work‒life laws and policies are put in place primarily to protect workers. However, for legal prostitutes working in Nevada’s brothels these laws and policies … Continue reading

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Pregnant women at work: The role of stigma in predicting women’s intended exit from the workforce

From Psychology of Women Quarterly The majority of U.S. women are working, either full time or part time, when they become pregnant for the first time. Although most women in the United States return to work within 3 months of … Continue reading

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Honor and the stigma of mental healthcare

From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin   Mental illness is associated in many cultures with a variety of negative stereotypes, including being dangerous, unpredictable, and weak. Such stereotypes and the discriminatory treatment that can accompany such stereotypes can serve as … Continue reading

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Emotional baggage? Dirty occupation – Don’t taint our profession

Why would you want to do that?’: Defining emotional dirty work From Human Relations Social scientists suggest that we view workers in distasteful professions who do our “dirty work” as tainted – physically, socially or morally. Now researchers have named … Continue reading

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The ill-treatment of employees with disabilities in British workplaces

From Work Employment & Society While society sees employment as the key to social membership, the assumption that employees with disabilities are of less productive worth leads to stigmatization and discrimination. This article uses data from the British Workplace Behaviour … Continue reading

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Psychiatrists’ labeling practices may be desensitizing the public

The labeling paradox: Stigma, the sick role, and social networks in mental illness From Journal of Health & Social Behavior Does the growing number of psychiatric disorder diagnoses have an effect on people with mental illnesses? According to this study, … Continue reading

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Nut allergy sufferers face prejudice

A qualitative study of families of a child with a nut allergy From Chronic Illness Parents of nut-allergy sufferers face hostility and scepticism in trying to find safe environments for their children. Researchers in this study found that parents are … Continue reading

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