Brain talk: power and negotiation in children’s discourse about self, brain and behaviour

@inproceedings{Singh2013BrainTP,
  title={Brain talk: power and negotiation in children’s discourse about self, brain and behaviour},
  author={Ilina Singh},
  booktitle={Sociology of health & illness},
  year={2013}
}
This article examines children's discourse about self, brain and behaviour, focusing on the dynamics of power, knowledge and responsibility articulated by children. The empirical data discussed in this article are drawn from the study of Voices on Identity, Childhood, Ethics and Stimulants, which included interviews with 151 US and UK children, a subset of whom had a diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Despite their contact with psychiatric explanations and psychotropic drugs… CONTINUE READING
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