Wheelchair Warrior

Wheelchair Warrior

Author: Melvin Juette

Publisher: Temple University Press

ISBN: 9781592134762

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

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Melvin Juette has said that becoming paralyzed in a shooting was "both the worst and best thing that happened" to him. This memoir re-constructs the defining moments of his life with the assistance of sociologist Ronald Berger. It is bracketed by Berger's introduction and conclusion, which places this narrative in proper sociological context.

Wheelchair Warrior
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Melvin Juette, Ronald J. Berger
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-28 - Publisher: Temple University Press

Melvin Juette has said that becoming paralyzed in a shooting was "both the worst and best thing that happened" to him. This memoir re-constructs the defining moments of his life with the assistance of sociologist Ronald Berger. It is bracketed by Berger's introduction and conclusion, which places this narrative in
Hoop Dreams on Wheels
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Ronald Berger
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-27 - Publisher: Routledge

Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and sociology of disability and disability sports.
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Pages: 476
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Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-29 - Publisher: joined at the hip worldwide

Max Bowman is looking for a superhero. Okay, to be more accurate, the creator of that superhero, a mysterious comic book legend who’s disappeared from the face of the earth. Quicker than you can say “Shazam,” Max is in over his head and out of his mind, thanks to a
Exploring Inequality: A Sociological Approach
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Jenny M. Stuber
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Pamela Camille
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03 - Publisher: iUniverse

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