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‘It's Okay for a Man to Snore’: The Influence of Gender on Sleep Disruption in Couples
Snoring is a common cause of disturbed sleep for both the snorer and their partner. Whilst the physical effects of snoring are well documented as causing excessive daytime sleepiness, decreasedExpand
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The fourth shift: exploring the gendered nature of sleep disruption among couples with children.
The study of sleep has been neglected within sociology, yet may provide insights into fundamental aspects of the nature of gender inequalities. This article examines how, for couples with children,Expand
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Narratives of the Night: The Use of Audio Diaries in Researching Sleep
This article draws on data from two major empirical studies of sleep to examine the use of audio diaries as an approach to researching sleep. Sleep has only recently emerged as a topic of interest toExpand
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Caregiving at night: Understanding the impact on carers
Caregiving research has rarely examined the nature and impact of care provision at night. This paper analyses indepth interviews with 24 older people in England whose sleep had been adverselyExpand
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Gender and Ageing
Over the last 30 years, the field of aging has been the site of an exceptional growth of research interest, yet it is only really within more recent social gerontology that the many variedExpand
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Cryptosporidium meleagridis from humans: molecular analysis and description of affected patients.
OBJECTIVES To genetically characterize an unusual genotype of Cryptosporidium from the stools of humans with diarrhoea and to identify risk factors in the affected patients. METHODS DNA wasExpand
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Day-time sleep and active ageing in later life
The concept of ‘active ageing’ has received much attention through strategic policy frameworks such as that initiated by the World Health Organisation, and through government and non-governmentalExpand
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The Sleeping Lives of Children and Teenagers: Night-Worlds and Arenas of Action
Most research into sleep, even that which includes a sociological dimension, tends to focus on sleep outcomes, in effect following an agenda set by the natural sciences and psychology. The workExpand
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New motherhood: a moment of change in everyday shopping practices?
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to draw on data from 16 interviews (two each with eight women) to explore some of the ways in which everyday shopping may change as women become mothers. TheExpand
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Consumption junkies or sustainable consumers: considering the grocery shopping practices of those transitioning to retirement
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2015 The current generation of older people who are approaching or recently experiencing retirement form part of a unique generational habitus who haveExpand
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