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Becoming Disabled Through Sport: Multiple Responses to an Embodied Chaos Narrative

Smith, Brett and Sparkes, Andrew (2007) Becoming Disabled Through Sport: Multiple Responses to an Embodied Chaos Narrative. In: Narrative and Memory. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, pp. 91-98.

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      Item Type: Book Chapter
      Additional Information: Brett Smith is a lecturer in the Qualitative Research Unit in the School of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter . His current research focuses on the lived experiences of becoming disabled through sport; the development of narrative theory; and the social construction of embodied depression. This work has spanned the genres of autoethnography, realist tales, fictional representations, poetic representations, and scientific tales. Andrew C. Sparkes is Professor of Social Theory and Director of the Qualitative Research Unit in the School of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter . His research interests are eclectic and include: performing bodies, identities and selves; interrupted body projects and the narrative construction of self; the lives of marginalized individuals and groups; and sporting auto/biographies. His most recent book published in 2002 by Human Kinetics Press, explores new forms of representation in the social sciences and is entitled Telling Tales in Sport and Physical Activity: A Qualitative Journey .
      Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
      Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences > Narrative and Memory Research Group > Narrative and Memory Research Group Annual Conference
      School of Human and Health Sciences
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      Depositing User: Graham Stone
      Date Deposited: 29 May 2009 15:44
      Last Modified: 30 Jul 2010 14:02
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/4572

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