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Author Howe, P. David, 1966-

Title The cultural politics of the paralympic movement : through an anthropological lens / P. David Howe.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.087 H838c 2008    ---  Available
Description x, 187 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge critical studies in sport
Routledge critical studies in sport.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [168]-179) and index.
Contents Athlete as anthropologist, anthropologist as athlete -- A social history of sport for the disabled -- Paralympic "lived history" : reflections of a participant observer -- The politics of sporting disablement -- Mediated paralympic culture -- The imperfect body and sport -- Technology and the paralympic games -- Accommodating paralympic bodies.
Subject Paralympics.
Sports for people with disabilities -- Social aspects.
Athletes with disabilities -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0415288878 (softcover)
9780415288866 (hardcover)
041528886X (hardcover)
9780203506097 (ebook)
020350609X (ebook)
9780415288873 (softcover)
Standard No. NZ1 10744663
AU@ 000043915401

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