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Can Sport Cope With a “Wimpy Virus”? Using Questions Not Asked in HIV and Sport Discourses to Resist Discrimination

Burke, Michael (2002) Can Sport Cope With a “Wimpy Virus”? Using Questions Not Asked in HIV and Sport Discourses to Resist Discrimination. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 29 (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: ResPubID4576, HIV, athletes, transmission, sports, HIV viruses
Subjects: FOR Classification > 2299 Other Philosophy and Religious Studies
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2011 23:23
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2011 00:58
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2351
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