Sport in Society, Volume 21, 2018, Issue 4

Special Issue: Being disabled, becoming a champion


From the making of Paralympic champions to justification of the bio-technical improvement of man. The ideology of progress in action
Nicolas Bancel, Julie Cornaton & Anne Marcellini
Pages: 587-590 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273592

History of sport organizations and their actors

The divisive origins of sports for physically disabled people in Switzerland (1956–1968)
Julie Cornaton, Angela Schweizer, Sylvain Ferez & Nicolas Bancel
Pages: 591-609 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273596

The development of Swiss wheelchair athletics. The key role of the Swiss Association of Paraplegics (1982-2015)
Stanislas Frenkiel
Pages: 610-621 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273600

The manager, the doctor and the technician: political recognition and institutionalization of sport for the physically disabled in France (1968–1973)
Sylvain Ferez, Sébastien Ruffié, Damien Issanchou & Julie Cornaton
Pages: 622-634 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273610

Sports games for people with intellectual disabilities. Institutional analysis of an unusual international configuration
Elise Lantz & Anne Marcellini
Pages: 635-648 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273612

Athletes lyrics: competitor, pioneer, researcher

The “fresh talk” of adapted sport athletes
Yann Beldame
Pages: 649-663 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273613

The institutionalization of off-road wheelchair riding in France (1990-2015): ‘truly a sport of sharing and diversity’
Gaël Villoing, Eric Perera & Nathalie Le Roux
Pages: 664-677 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273617

Athlete, anthropologist and advocate: moving towards a lifeworld where difference is celebrated
P. David Howe
Pages: 678-688 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273628

Various bodies, modified bodies, modular bodies

Technology at the service of natural performance: cross analysis of the Oscar Pistorius and Caster Semenya cases
Damien Issanchou, Sylvain Ferez & Eric de Léséleuc
Pages: 689-704 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273633

Prosthetic dreams: “Wow Effect”, mechanical paradigm and modular body – prospects on prosthetics
Jérôme Goffette
Pages: 705-712 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273635

Ethics and enhancement in sport: becoming the fastest (human?) being
Johann A. R. Roduit & Roman Gaehwiler
Pages: 713-719 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2016.1273636

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