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Researcher: Taylor, SD (Professor Sandy Taylor)

Fields of Research

Public Health and Health Services
Law
Social Work
Health and Community Services
Aged Health Care
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Human Rights and Justice Issues
Race and Ethnic Relations
Social Policy
Studies in Human Society
Sociology
Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Law and Society
Health Counselling
Social and Community Psychology
Social Change
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics)

Research Objectives

Justice and the Law
Health and Support Services
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Behaviour and Health
Health
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Carer Health
Social Structure and Health
Government and Politics
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Development and Welfare
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Professions and Professionalisation
Comparative Structure and Development of Community Services
Evaluation of Health Outcomes

Career Best Publications

A case study of genetic discrimination: Social work and advocacy within a new context; Australian Social Work
Commentary: Child Protection Inquiries: Where are the Voices of Children and Young People?; Children Australia
Health Care Practice in Australia; Oxford University Press
Healthcare; Social Work and Human Services Best Practice
How White is Social Work in Australia?; Australian Social Work
Human genetics and inheritance: Biological, social, cultural, and environmental perspectives; Health, Illness and Well-being
Investigating Genetic Discrimination in Australia: Perceptions and Experiences of Clinical Genetics Service Clients Regarding Coercion to Test, Insurance and Employment; Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society
Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: a large-scale survey of clinical genetics clients; Clinical Genetics
Predictive genetic test decisons for Huntington's disease: context, appraisal and new moral imperatives; Social Science & Medicine
Predictive Genetic Test Decisons for Huntington's Disease: Elucidating the Test/No-test Dichotomy; Journal of Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary, International Journal
Verification of consumers' experiences and perceptions of genetic discrimination and its impact on utilization of genetic testing; Genetics in Medicine

Research Publications

A case study of genetic discrimination: Social work and advocacy within a new context; Australian Social Work
A Population-Based Survey in Australia of Men's and Women's Perceptions of Genetic Risk and Predictive Genetic Testing and Implications for Primary Care; Public Health Genomics
Australian empirical study into genetic discrimination; Genetics in Medicine
Australian Social Work is White; Our Voices: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Work
Commentary: Child Protection Inquiries: Where are the Voices of Children and Young People?; Children Australia
Consumer Experiences and Predictive Genetic Testing; Human Biotechnology & Public Trust
Contemporary Frameworks of Health Care; Health Care Practice in Australia
Contemporary Health Care Practice; Health Care Practice in Australia
Gender Differences in Attitudes Among Those at Risk for Huntington's Disease; Genetic Testing
Genetic Counselling as a Developing Healthcare Profession: A Case Study in the Queensland Context; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Genetic discrimination: Too few data; European Journal of Human Genetics
Genetic discrimination: international perspectives; Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics
Health Care Practice in Australia; Oxford University Press
Healthcare; Social Work and Human Services Best Practice
How White is Social Work in Australia?; Australian Social Work
Human genetics and inheritance: Biological, social, cultural, and environmental perspectives; Health, Illness and Well-being
Implementing and evaluating an alternative model for training field work educators: A pilot study in Central Queensland; Journal of Practice Teaching in Health and Social Work
In Their Own Words: Reports of Stigma and Genetic Discrimination by People at Risk for Huntington Disease in the International RESPOND-HD Study; American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics
Introduction; Health Care Practice in Australia
Investigating Genetic Discrimination in Australia: Perceptions and Experiences of Clinical Genetics Service Clients Regarding Coercion to Test, Insurance and Employment; Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society
Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: a large-scale survey of clinical genetics clients; Clinical Genetics
Investigating genetic discrimination in the Australian life insurance sector: The use of genetic test results in underwriting, 1999-2003; Journal of Law and Medicine
Major Study Commencing into Genetic Discrimination in Australia; Journal of Law and Medicine
Male caregiving of a spouse with Alzheimer's Disease: a narrative of care; Practice Reflexions
Methodological Considerations in the Study of Genetic Discrimination; Community Genetics
Nurse manager perceptions regarding sexual intimacy rights of aged care residents; Practice Reflexions
Perception, Experience, and Response to Genetic Discrimination in Huntington Disease: The International RESPOND-HD Study; American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics
Practices and Attitudes of Australian Employers in Relation to the Use of Genetic Information: Report on a National Study; Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal
Predictive genetic test decisons for Huntington's disease: context, appraisal and new moral imperatives; Social Science & Medicine
Predictive Genetic Test Decisons for Huntington's Disease: Elucidating the Test/No-test Dichotomy; Journal of Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary, International Journal
Predictive Testing for an Individual at 25% risk for Huntington's Disease: Present Conundrums, Future Challenges; Journal of Futures Studies
Social Justice as Concept and Practice in Australian Social Work: An Analysis of Norma Parker Addresses, 19692008; Australian Social Work
Social work and genetic testing: Ethical issues encountered in predictive testing for Huntington disease; Australian Social Work
The Concept of Health; Health Care Practice in Australia
The New Quest for Genetic Knowledge: The Need for Critique and Compromise in Predictive Technologies; Technologies and Health
Verification of consumers' experiences and perceptions of genetic discrimination and its impact on utilization of genetic testing; Genetics in Medicine
Welfare Dependence or Enforced Deprivation? A Critical Examination of White Neoliberal Welfare and Risk; Australian Social Work
Why Do They Do It? A Pilot Study towards Understanding Participant Motivation and Experience in a Large Genetic Epidemiolgical Study of Endometriosis; Community Genetics

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

A Relational Encounter- The lived experience of direct social work practice with people of refugee background
Articulation of Practice Framework's
Constructing a Model of Resilience in Relation to Chronic Illness for Social Work Practice
Out of the mouths of babes- Capturing young children's experiences of trauma
Queering Disability- Heteronormativity in Social Work Practice with Individuals Experiencing Disability