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AN ARTICULATORY-ACOUSTIC INVESTIGATION OF TIMING AND COORDINATION IN THE FLUENT SPEECH OF PEOPLE WHO STAMMER (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)This thesis investigates Wingate’s Fault-Line hypothesis (1988) which suggests that disfluencies in people who stammer (PWS) result from a deficit in transition from consonant to vowel (CV) thereby implying that stammering ...
LADY HEALTH WORKERS IN PAKISTAN: TRACING PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL TRAJECTORIES WITHIN A PATRIARCHAL CONTEXT (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)In Pakistan, the Lady Health Workers (LHWs) a cadre of Community Health Workers (CHWs) are providing health services to communities in rural areas and disadvantaged urban area since 1994. Introduced to enhance women‟s ...
Doing Mad Studies: A Participatory Action Research Project to explore the experiences and impacts of being part of a Mad People’s History and Identity course and the relationship between critical education, activism and emancipation (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)Mad People’s History and Identity (MPHI) is a Mad Studies course delivered at Queen Margaret University (QMU). The course is a partnership including academics at QMU, Consultancy and Advocacy Promotion Service (CAPS), NHS ...
(Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)The study investigated participants’ perceptions of their own language and communication; their interactions with peers in prison; and their experiences with professionals in the welfare and justice systems. The prevalence ...
A qualitative study exploring healthcare students’ understanding of their moral compass and its influence on practice. (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019)Aims: To explore healthcare students’ understanding of their moral compass. Background: Francis (2010; 2013) highlighted failings within health and social care delivery, identifying themes of poor care, compassion, dignity ...