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Brain Politics: Gendered Difference and Traumatic Brain Injury in Sport

Henne, Kathryn

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Media coverage of high-profile lawsuits involving professional sport leagues in North America has helped to raise awareness of the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI). In response to the popular emphasis on men’s collision sports, this chapter examines gendered contours of concussion and TBI through a focus on how U.S.-based advocates and experts frame them in relation to women, highlighting their implications for understandings of TBI among participants in women’s sports. Specifically, it...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/212495
DOI: 10.4324/9780429028175

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