Research Project Title:
The Impact of Self-Reliant Groups on Health and Wellbeing
Dr Rachel Baker, Morag Gillespie, and Dr Neil Thin (from University of Edinburgh)
Department & Subject Group:
Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health
Specialisms & Interests
- Social business
- Community development
Clementine is working towards a PhD which develops the Passage from India research started as an Intern at the Yunus Centre. Using in-depth qualitative methods which draw on her anthropological background she is describing the process of establishing Self Reliant Groups (SRGs) in Scotland and exploring the experiences of the women involved. This will provide insight into the ways SRGs can impact on the health and wellbeing of members, their families and their communities.Selected Publications
The role of Self Reliant Groups (SRGs) in improving individual health and wellbeing. 4th EMES International Conference on Social Enterprise, Liege, 1st- 4th July 2013.
Donaldson, C., McHugh, N., Hill O’Connor, C., Biosca, O. and Roy, M. . 2013. Thinking outside the box: Alternative civil society approached to tackling widespread and obstinate inequalities in Scotland. IN Socially Responsive Organisations and the Challenge of Poverty. Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield.