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Wheelchair Basketball Teams as “Second Families” in Highland Ecuador

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dc.contributor.author Rattray, Nicholas
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T23:41:16Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-08T23:41:16Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Rattray, N. (2013). Wheelchair Basketball Teams as “Second Families” in Highland Ecuador. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 9(2 & 3).
dc.identifier.issn 1552-9215
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58567
dc.description.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.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 9, no. 2 & 3
dc.subject disability
dc.subject Ecuador
dc.subject athletics
dc.title Wheelchair Basketball Teams as “Second Families” in Highland Ecuador
dc.type Forums
dc.type.dcmi Text
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 9, No. 2 & 3


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