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Researching autism from a sociological perspective

Milton, Damian (2018) Researching autism from a sociological perspective. In: Autistica - Autism Research Conference, 6 Sept 2018, London, UK. (Unpublished) (KAR id:69010)


Autism research can be said to have been dominated by biological and psychological theory and practice, usually with a subsequent normative and remedial focus. Critical and sociological research although growing in the field often remains hidden, or at least poorly invested in. This presentation introduces the audience to exemplars of social research in the field of autism studies in order to show their potential benefit, and addresses the priorities listed in the recent James Lind Alliance project from a social model / sociological perspective. The presentation concludes with recommendations for ways to move this much needed work forward.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Keynote)
Uncontrolled keywords: Autism, Sociology, Double empathy problem, Participation
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Damian Milton
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2018 09:11 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 03:49 UTC
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