Shooting the messenger, the science and politics of ethnicity research
Singh, Swaran P. (2009) Shooting the messenger, the science and politics of ethnicity research. British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol.195 (No.1). pp. 1-2. ISSN 0007-1250Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.108.058685
Scientific arguments showing 'how the world is' are fundamentally different from political assertions about 'how the world should be'. ideologically motivated political attacks can hamper our understanding of mental disorders by preventing academics from pursuing research in contentious areas. Evidence should be countered by better evidence, not by shooting the messenger.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Mental Health and Wellbeing
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publisher:||Royal College of Psychiatrists|
|Official Date:||July 2009|
|Number of Pages:||2|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-2|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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