The disciplines of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science are founded upon the notion of human occupation as the embodied endeavour to claim space and time through purposeful, meaningful action on the world. This results in… Read More »Hidden sorrows – the unspeakable in female breast-loss: Occupational perspectives.
19 - Experiencing Illness
My presentation will introduce the theoretical framework I am developing to capture the ways in which illness is imagined as (un)belonging within the social body of labour in classed literary and social spaces. The research… Read More »Locating Illness in the Social Body of Labour
Is there something in common between these bodily processes: heartbeat, breathing, swallowing of saliva or blinking? At least, there is the fact that mostly we do not pay attention to such bodily processes at all.… Read More »Somatic obsessive compulsive disorder: organs, attention and the self