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

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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

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
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2351
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 2299 Other Philosophy and Religious Studies
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Keywords ResPubID4576, HIV, athletes, transmission, sports, HIV viruses
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