The Paralympic Games explained [electronic resource] /
Ian Brittain.
imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
description
xi, 172 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0203885562 (ebk), 0415476585 (hbk : alk. paper), 0415476593 (pbk : alk. paper), 9780203885567 (ebk), 9780415476584 (hbk : alk. paper), 9780415476591 (pbk : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Subjects
conference subject
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imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
isbn
0203885562 (ebk)
0415476585 (hbk : alk. paper)
0415476593 (pbk : alk. paper)
9780203885567 (ebk)
9780415476584 (hbk : alk. paper)
9780415476591 (pbk : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
The history and development of the Paralympic Games -- The olympic movement and the Paralympic Games -- The governance of paralympic sport -- Disability and the body -- The broader social issues of disability within society and their impact on sports participation -- Media, marketing and disability sport -- Major issues within the paralympic movement -- The under representation of women and athletes with high support needs at the Paralympic Games -- International perspectives on paralympic participation -- The Special Olympics, intellectual disability and the Paralympic Games.
catalogue key
8772547
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-164) and index.

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