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    • You can't fight windmills: how older men do health, ill health and masculinities. 

      McVittie, Chris; Willock, Joyce (Sage, 2006)
      Many health researchers have reported higher mortality and morbidity rates for men than for women. Various writers have argued that such differences reflect men's delay in seeking help when required and that reluctance to ...
    • Your cuts are just as important as anyone else's': Individuals' online discussions of self-injury 

      McVittie, Chris; Goodall, Karen; McFarlane, Stuart (British Psychological Society, 2009)
      Although self-injury is a relatively common behaviour, the meanings of such behaviour for those who engage in it remain poorly understood. Here we report findings from an exploratory study of how contributors negotiate ...
    • The zombie theory of genetic intelligence 

      Wrigley, Terry (Symposium Books, 2019)
      The notion that 'intelligence' or 'ability' is genetically inherited refuses to die. This article reviews the way such a notion has long been used to justify inequality in society, and considers the methodological failings ...
    • The zombie theory of innate IQ 

      Wrigley, Terry (2014-03)
      Attempts are being made to resuscitate the idea that ability is predetermined by our genes – doubtless linked to moves within the Conservative Party to reintroduce grammar schools and selection at 11. Recent research by ...