Download e-book for iPad: Sport and the Female Disabled Body (Interdisciplinary by Elisabet Apelmo

By Elisabet Apelmo

This path-breaking e-book analyses the reviews of younger wearing girls with actual impairments. Taking phenomenology as some extent of departure, Elisabet Apelmo explores how the younger ladies deal with residing with a physique which, at the one hand, is considered as deviant – the disabled physique – and nonetheless is seen as entire – the carrying physique. A polarization is clear among the vulnerable, that's manifested in the course of the expression of belonging as "we", and the robust person. the topic place as powerful, confident and able – as a response in the direction of the susceptible, the unfavourable – is likely one of the few positions which are on hand to them. additionally, the e-book demonstrates the innovations of resistance the younger ladies boost opposed to the marginalisation, stereotyping and othering they event of their daily lives.


Finally, the writer discusses the ambiguity of gender. Disabled our bodies are usually noticeable as non-gendered, in spite of the fact that, those younger women’s studies are established by means of either the gender regimes inside activities and the bigger gender order of the society.

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