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Can sport cope with a "wimpy virus"? Using questions not asked in the HIV and sport discourses to resist discrimination

Burke, Michael (2002) Can sport cope with a "wimpy virus"? Using questions not asked in the HIV and sport discourses to resist discrimination. Journal of philosophy of sport, XXIX (1). pp. 54-65. ISSN 0094-8705

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Abstract

Comments on the efforts of sports communities to prevent the transmission of HIV viruses among athletes. Implementation of policing of athletic behavior; Accounts on the reaction of the media on the revelation of basketball player Magic Johnson of his HIV-positive status; Metaphoric link between sport and health.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sports, HIV (viruses), athletes, transmission
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
RFCD Classification > 330000 Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2008 00:50
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2011 05:36
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1125
DOI: AN:6749395
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