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Jenny Douglas

Jenny Douglas

Dr Jenny Douglas, is a Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies at the Open University.

She has a PhD in Women’s Studies from the University of York. Jenny’s research and scholarship has concentrated on changing policy, practice and approaches to research in health promotion and public health. Her research is both varied and wide ranging, spanning 30 years on issues of race, health and ethnicity. The key theme unifying  research and activism is intersectionality – exploring how ‘race’, class and gender and other axes of difference affect particular aspects of African-Caribbean women’s health.

Publications

Edited Books

Jones L and Douglas J (2012) Public health: building innovative practice. London: Sage/Open University.

Refereed chapters

Douglas J (forthcoming ) ‘The Politics of Black women’s health in the UK – intersections of ‘race’, class and gender in policy, practice and research.’ In Nikol Alexander-Floyd  and Julia  Jordan-Zachery (eds) Ploughing Their Own Fields: Black Political Women Demanding Citizenship, Challenging Power, and  Seeking Justice. New York: SUNY Press.

Douglas J (forthcoming) ‘Black and minority ethnic women: organisation and activism’ in Linda Jones (ed) Women and public health in Britain, 1850 – 2000. London: Routledge.

Douglas J and Jones L (forthcoming) ‘Women and health promotion’ in Linda Jones (ed) Women and public health in Britain, 1850 – 2000. London: Routledge.

Siddell M and Douglas J (2012) ‘Using evidence to plan and evaluate public health interventions’ in Jones L and Douglas J (eds) Public health: building innovative practice. London: Sage/Open University.

Refereed journals

Douglas J and Watson N (2013) editorial: Resistance, resilience and renewal: the health and well-being of black women in the Atlantic Diaspora - developing an intersectional approach. Critical Public Health, vol. 23 no 1.pp1-5

Edited Special Issues

Douglas J and Watson N (2013) (eds) Special Section of Critical Public Health on the health and well-being of black women in the Atlantic diaspora (vol. 23 no 1.)

Unpublished Thesis

Douglas J, (2014) African-Caribbean Young Women in the UK and Cigarette Smoking. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of York.

 
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