Publications

Manuscripts

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S., Smith, B., Schutt, K. and Janzen, K. (2018) Expressions of prayer in residential care homes. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 24(2): 67-85.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S., Grypma, S., Pesut, B., Sawatzky, R. and Wolfs, D. (2017) The Elephant on the Table’: Religious and ethnic diversity in home health. Journal of Religion and Health forthcoming. Available at doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0489-7

Reimer-Kirkham, S. & Cochrane, M. (2016). Resistant, reluctant or responsible? The negotiation of religious and cultural plurality in Canadian healthcare. In D. Llewellyn and S. Sharma (eds.) Religion, equalities and inequalities (pp. 65-76). Abingdon: Routledge.

Llewellyn, D. & Sharma, S. (eds.) (2016). Religion, equalities and inequalities. Abingdon: Routledge.

Sharma, S. & Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2015).  Faith as social capital: Diasporic women negotiating religion in secularized healthcare services. Women’s Studies International Forum, 49, 34-42.

Reimer-Kirkham. S. (2014).  Nursing research on religion and spirituality through a social justice lens. Advances in Nursing Science. 37 (3), 249–257.

Sharma, S., Reimer-Kirkham, S. & Cochrane, M. (2013). Prayer as transgression: Stories from healthcare. In G. Giordan & L. Woodhead (eds.) Annual review of the sociology of religion (pp.189-204). Oxford: Brill.

Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2012). A critical reading across religion and spirituality:  Seeking analytic leverage from postcolonial and critical race theories. In M. Fowler et al. (ed.) Religion, religious ethics, and nursing  (pp.93-112). New York: Springer Publishers.

Reimer-Kirkham, S. & Sharma, S. (2012). Intersectional analyses of culture, religion, ethics and nursing. In M. Fowler et al. (ed.) Religion, religious ethics, and nursing (pp.113-128). New York: Springer Publishers.

Sharma, S., & Reimer-Kirkham, S., & Fowler, M. (2012). Emergent spiritualities and nursing ethics. In M.Fowler et al. (ed.) Religion, religious ethics, and nursing (pp.295-312). New York: Springer Publishers.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Pesut, B., Sawatzky, R., Cochrane, M., & Redmond, A. (2012). Discourses of spirituality and leadership in nursing: A mixed methods analysis. Journal of Nursing Management. 20 (8), 1029 – 1038.

Grypma, S., Wolfs, D., & Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2012). Returning home: Historical influences on home health care in Canada. Home Healthcare Nurse. 30 (8), 453-460.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S, Pesut, B., Sawatzky, R., Meyerhoff, H., & Cochrane, M. (2011). Sacred spaces in public places: Religious and spiritual plurality in healthcare. Nursing Inquiry. 19 (3), 202-212. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2011.00571.x

Reimer-Kirkham, S., & Sharma, S. (2011). Adding religion to gender, race, and class: Seeking new insights on intersectionality in health care contexts. In O. Hankivsky (ed.) Health inequities in Canada: Intersectional frameworks and practices (pp. 112-127). Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Press.

Pesut, B., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sawatzky, R., Woodland, G., & Peverall, P. (2010).  Hospitable hospitals in a diverse society: From chaplains to spiritual care providers. Journal of Religion and Health. 51 (3), 825-836.

Pesut, B., & Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2010). Situated clinical encounters in the negotiation of religious and spiritual plurality: A critical ethnography. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 47 (7), 815-825.

Sharma, S., Reimer-Kirkham, S., & Cochrane, M. (2009). Practising the awareness of embodiment in qualitative health research: Methodological reflections. Qualitative Health Research. 19 (11), 1642–1650.

Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2009). Lived religion: Implications for healthcare ethics. Nursing Ethics. 16 (4), 406-17.

Presentations

Sharma, S. and Calestani, M. (2018) ‘The ambiguous role of chaplains in the NHS’, St George’s, University of London, Tooting, UK.

Sharma, S. and Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2018) ‘Prayer in London and Vancouver hospitals:  A conversation about interdisciplinary, international research’, School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Canada

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S., Beardsley, C., Beaman, L., Bramadat, P., Todd, A. and De Bono, C. (2017) ‘When prayer shows up’, Public Lecture, St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S., Calestani, M. and Smith, B. (2017) ‘Prayer and art as lived experience: Images from British and Canadian hospitals’, Verge Conference Arts & Spirituality, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia.

Sharma, S., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Beardsley, C., Calestani, M., Collins-Mayo, S. and Todd, A. (2017) ‘Transgression in the study of prayer in hospitals: Emerging findings from a Canada/UK study’, BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group Annual Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Brown, R., Sharma, S. and Calestani, M. (2017) The politics of prayer and belonging in Canadian hospitals. Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, CONGRESS, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

Sharma, S., and Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2017) ‘Prayer, cooperation and conflict in diverse healthcare settings: emerging findings from a Canada/UK study’. International Society for the Sociology of Religion, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S., Beardsley, C., Calestani, M., Collins-Mayo, S. and Todd, A. (2017) ‘Transgression in the Study of Prayer in Hospitals: Emerging Findings from a Canada/UK Study’. BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group Annual Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

Sharma, S., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Beardsley, C. and Calestani, M. (2017) ‘Transgression in the study of prayer in hospitals: Emerging findings from a Canada/UK study’, Department of Criminology and Sociology Seminar Series, Kingston University, Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK.

Reimer-Kirkham, S. and Sharma, S. (2016) ‘Transgressing institutional spaces: Prayer in care homes’, Association for the Sociology of Religion 78th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Sharma, S. and Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2016) ‘Walking through spaces and practices of prayer in a residential care home’, British Society for Gerontology Annual Conference, University of Stirling, Scotland.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S., Smith, B., Janzen, K. and Schutt, K. (2015) ‘Prayer as social practice in residential care’, Poster presentation, Faith and Nursing Workshop: Nursing and Society. Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C.

Reimer-Kirkham, S. and Sharma, S. (2015) ‘Walking through spaces and practices of prayer in residential care homes’, BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group Annual Conference, High Leigh Conference Centre, Hertfordshire, UK.

Reimer-Kirkham, S. and Sharma, S. (2014) ‘Lost meaning? Examining the salience and challenges of incorporating religion into intersectional analyses’, Institute for Intersectionality Research and Policy Annual Conference, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.