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Wheelchair Basketball Teams as “Second Families” in Highland Ecuador

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Title:Wheelchair Basketball Teams as “Second Families” in Highland Ecuador
Authors:Rattray, Nicholas
Keywords:disability
Ecuador
athletics
Date Issued:2013
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Rattray, N. (2013). Wheelchair Basketball Teams as “Second Families” in Highland Ecuador. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 9(2 & 3).
Series:vol. 9, no. 2 & 3
Abstract:This paper examines the concept of second families as social networks that complement primary families as forms of social support and identify formation. Based on analysis of narratives of three wheelchair basketball players, I argue that second families play a crucial role the performance of masculinity and personal development for physically disabled men.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58567
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 9, No. 2 & 3


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