The material below is contained in Social Psychology Matters, Wendy Holloway, Helen Lucey and Anne Phoenix, published in association with Open University Press, 2007.
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Extract 1 (edited): Finlay, L. (2003) ‘The intertwining of body, self and world: a phenomenological study of living with recently-diagnosed multiple sclerosis’, Journal of Phenomemological Psychology, vol. 34, no. 2, Brill NV.
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