Beacom, Aaron

The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ian Brittain, Aaron Beacom

Part I. Conceptualising Disability Sport

2. Disability Models: Explaining and Understanding Disability Sport in Different Ways
Brett Smith, Andrea Bundon

3. Multiple Oppression and Tackling Stigma Through Sport
Anjali J. Forber-Pratt

4. Disability and Barriers to Inclusion
Hayley Fitzgerald

5. Sport and Social Movements by and for Disability and Deaf Communities: Important Differences in Self-Determination, Politicisation, and Activism
Danielle Peers

6. Game Changer? Social Media, Representations of Disability and the Paralympic Games
Liam French, Jill M. Le Clair

Part II. Structure and Development of the Paralympic Movement

7. Key Points in the History and Development of the Paralympic Games
Ian Brittain

8. Development of the IPC and Relations with the IOC and Other Stakeholders
David Legg

9. The International Paralympic Committee as a Governing Body
Mary A. Hums, Joshua R. Pate

10. Organising and Delivering the Modern Paralympic Games: Contemporary Debates Relating to Integration and Distinction
Laura Misener, Kristina Molloy

11. The Paralympic Movement: A Small Number of Behemoths Overwhelming a Large Number of Also-Rans—A Pyramid Built on Quicksand?
Simon Darcy

Part III. Paralympic Sport: Political and Strategic Perspectives

12. Comparative Sport Policy Analysis and Paralympic Sport
Mathew Dowling, David Legg, Phil Brown

13. The Paralympic Movement and the International Development Agenda
Amy Farkas Karageorgos, Colin Higgs

14. The Rise of China as a Paralympic Superpower
Ailin Mao, Shuhan Sun

15. The Paralympic Movement and the Boycott Agenda: South Africa, Apartheid and the Paralympic Games
Ian Brittain

16. The Paralympic Movement and Diplomacy: Centring Disability in the Global Frame
Aaron Beacom

Part IV. The Paralympic Movement: Governance Perspectives

17. Women and Athletes with High Support Needs in Paralympic Sport: Progress and Further Opportunities for Underrepresented Populations
Chloe Slocum, Suzy Kim, Cheri Blauwet

18. Evolution and Development of Best Practice in Paralympic Classification
Mark J. Connick, Emma Beckman, Sean M. Tweedy

19. Intellectual Disability, Special Olympics and Parasport
Jan Burns

20. Prostheses and Other Equipment: The Issue of the Cyborg Athlete—Interrogating the Media Coverage of the Cybathlon 2016 Event
Gregor Wolbring

21. Paralympic Philosophy and Ethics
Mike J. McNamee, Richard J. Parnell

Part V. Paralympic Games Case Studies

22. The London 2012 Paralympic Games
Shane Kerr

23. Sochi 2014
Evgeny Bukharov

24. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
Ian Brittain, Leonardo Jose Mataruna Dos Santos

25. 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Games and the South Korean Political Intention
Kyoungho Park, Gwang Ok

26. Visions on the Legacy of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Kazuo Ogura

Part VI. Contemporary Paralympic Legacies and Challenges

27. Marketing of Paralympic Sports: Attracting Spectators and Sponsors
Michael Cottingham, Renan Petersen-Wagner

28. Developing Disability Sport: The Evolving Role of the University Sector
Aaron Beacom, Gill Golder

29. Paralympic Legacies: A Critical Perspective
Athanasios (Sakis) Pappous, Christopher Brown

30. Concluding Thoughts
Aaron Beacom, Ian Brittain

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Disability Studies

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