My Publications

Books.

Brittain, I., Bocarro, J., Swart, K. & Byers, T., 2017 (Under Construction), Legacies of Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? Routledge; UK.

Brittain, I. & Beacom, A. (Eds.), 2017 (Under Construction), The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK.

Brittain, I., 2016 (In Press), The Paralympic Games Explained (Second Edition), Routledge; UK

Brittain, I., 2014, From Stoke Mandeville to Sochi: A history of the summer and winter Paralympic Games, Common Ground Publishing; Champaign, Il.

Brittain, I. (Ed.), 2013, Disability Sport: A Vehicle for Social Change? (Conference Proceedings), Common Ground Publishing; Champaign, Il.

Brittain, I., 2012, From Stoke Mandeville to Stratford: A history of the summer Paralympic Games, Commonground Publishing; Champaign, Il..

Brittain, I., 2009, The Paralympic Games Explained; Routledge, UK

Theses

Brittain, I., 2002, Elite Athletes with Disabilities: Problems and Possibilities. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis. Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK.

Journal Articles

Brittain, I., 2012, The Paralympic Games: From a rehabilitation exercise to elite sport (and back again?), in the International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, Vol. 19(9); p. 526-530.

Brittain, I, 2012, The Paralympic Games as a force for peaceful coexistence, in Sport in Society, Vol. 15(6); p. 855-868.

Brittain, I, 2011, South Africa, Apartheid and the Paralympic Games, in Sport in Society, Vol. 14(9); p. 1167-1183

Brittain, I., 2011, Youth, Disability and the Use of Sport in African Post-conflict Zones, in ICSSPE Bulletin ‘Essays on the Paralympic Movement: Doubts and Certainties’ No. 61 (May).

Brittain, I., 2010, Paralympic success as a measure of national social and economic development (Synopsis), Sport and Citizenship Review – ‘Sport and Disabilities in Europe’ Vol. 12; p.13. (Requested by Publishers)

Brittain, I., 2010, The London 2012 Paralympic Games: Will Prejudice or Progress Prevail? Link 26, The Higher Education Academy Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network, Oxford, UK, p. 5-6.

Brittain, I., 2008, The Paralympic Games, Disability Sport and the Curriculum, Link 20, The Higher Education Academy Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network, Oxford, UK, p. 16-18.

Brittain, I., 2006, Paralympic success as a measure of national social and economic development, International Journal of Eastern Sport and Physical Education, Vol. 4(1), 38-47.

Brittain, I., 2004, The Role of Schools in Constructing Self-perceptions Regarding Sport and Physical Education in Relation to People with Disabilities, in Sport, Education and Society, Vol. 9(1); 75 – 94.

Brittain, I., 2004, Perceptions of Disability and Their Impact Upon Involvement in Sport for People with Disabilities at All Levels in the Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Vol. 28(4), 429-452.

Journal Special Issues (Guest Editor)

Brittain, I., and Wolff, E. (Eds.), 2015, ‘Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions’. Journal of Sport for Development Special Issue (Online Open Access), Vol. 3(5). Available from http://jsfd.org/2016/01/08/volume-3-issue-5-published/

Joint Publications.

Brittain, I., and Wolff, E., 2015, ‘Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions (Editorial)’. Journal of Sport for Development 3 (5), 1-3. Available from http://jsfd.org/2015/12/29/disability-sport-changing-lives-changing-perceptions-editorial/

Beacom, A. & Brittain, I., 2016 (In Press), Public Diplomacy and the International Paralympic Committee: reconciling the roles of disability advocate and sports regulator, Diplomacy and Statecraft.

Brittain, I., Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S.J., 2013, The Marginalisation of Paralympic Heritage, International Journal of Heritage Studies, Vol. 19(2); p. 171-185.

Brittain, I. & Green, S.E., 2012, Disability sport is going back to its roots: Rehabilitation of military personnel suffering sudden traumatic disablement in the twenty-first century, in Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Vol. 4(2); p. 244-264.

Brittain, I. & Hutzler, Y., 2009, A social-historical perspective on the development of sports for persons with a physical disability in Israel in Sport in Society, Special Issue: Sport, Culture and Ideology in the State of Israel, Vol. 12(8), 1075-1088.

Huang, C. J. & Brittain. I., 2006, Negotiating identities through disability sport: From negative label to positive self-identification, Sociology of Sport Journal, Vol. 23(4), 352-375.

Conference Proceedings

Brittain, I., 2010, Disability and Ageing – convergent life paths? Leisure Studies Association special edition (No. 108) for the Third Age and Leisure – Research, Principles and Practice conference at Buckinghamshire New University, 16th June, 2009; p. 49 – 58.

Brittain, I. & Humberstone, B.J., 2003, In Pursuit of Excellence: Experiences of Paralympic Athletes in Ibbetson, A., Watson, B. & Ferguson, M., Sport, Leisure and Inclusion: Potential, Participation and Possibilities, LSA, 101 – 118.

Book Chapters

Brittain, I., 2016 (In Press), Glynn Tromans: In search of ‘Fearless’ Boccia and the ‘Big Hairy Audacious Goal’ in Kohe, G. & Peters, D., High Performance Disability Sport Coaching, Routledge; London.

Brittain, I. & Mataruna, L., 2016 (In Press), Social Legacies of Olympic and Paralympic Games in the East End of London: Lessons for Rio de Janeiro, 2016 in Cohen, P. & Watt, P., London 2012 and the Post-Olympics City: A Hollow Legacy?

Brittain, I. 2016 (Under Construction – Due 30th January), Media and Media Representation of Disability, in Adair, D., Frawley, S. & Darcy, S., Managing the Paralympics, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK.

Brittain, I., 2015, Disability Sport in Byers, T., Contemporary Issues in Sport Management: An Introduction, Sage Publications; London, p. 315-332.

Brittain, I., 2015, Olympic Agenda 2020 Recommendations and the Paralympic Movement in Deslandes, A., DaCosta, L. & Miragaya, A. (Eds.), The Future of Sports Mega-Events, Rio de Janeiro: Engenho Arte e Cultura; p.452-458.

Brittain, I., 2014, A brief history of the development of sport for people with disabilities in Europe in Sport and Citizenship (Ed.) Sport and Disability in Europe: Which training for the coaching staff?, Sport and Citizenship Think Tank; Paris, p. 41-50.

Brittain, I., Ramshaw, G. & Gammon, S.J., 2014, The Marginalisation of Paralympic Heritage (Chapter 5) in Gammon, Ramshaw and Waterton (Eds), Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance; Routledge, UK.

Brittain, I., 2013, The Paralympic Games as a force for peaceful coexistence (Chapter 8) in Spaaj, R. And Burleson, C. (Eds.) The Olympic Movement and the Sport of Peacemaking, Routledge; London

Brittain, I., 2012, Sport for the disabled as social (re)education and a re-builder of lives in Gilbert, K. & Bennett, W. (Eds.) Sport, Peace and Development, Commonground Publishing; Champaign, Il, p. 283 – 294.

Brittain, I., 2012, British media portrayals of Paralympic and disability sport, in Schantz, O.J. & K. Gilbert (Eds.) Heroes or Zeros: The media’s perceptions of Paralympic sport. Commonground Publishing, Champaign, Il. p.105-113

Brittain, I., 2012, South Africa, Apartheid and the Paralympic Games, in Le Clair (Ed), Disability in the Global Sport Arena: A Sporting Chance, Routledge, UK, p. 97-113.

Brittain, I., 2011, The Toronto Paralympic Games, 1976 in Gilbert, K. & Legg, D. (Eds), The Paralympic Games: Legacy and Regeneration, Commonground Publishing; Champaign, Il, p. 35-46.

Brittain, I., 2008, The Evolution of the Paralympic Games in Cashman, R. et al, Benchmark Games: The Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games; Walla Walla Press, Petersham, NSW, p. 19-34.

Brittain, I., 2008, The Search for Sporting Excellence – Disability Sport, in Fisher, R. & Bailey, R., Talent Identification and Development – The Search for Sporting Excellence (ICSSPE Perspectives Series, Vol.9); ICSSPE, Berlin, p. 165-182.

Huang, C. J. & Brittain. I., 2006, Negotiating identities through disability sport: From negative label to positive self-identification, Sociology of Sport Journal, Vol. 23(4), 352-375. Reprinted in Giulianotti, R. (Ed.), 2011, Sociology of Sport, Vol. 3: Social Identities and Sites of Sport, Sage Publications Ltd; London, UK.

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One response to “My Publications

  1. You got write ups of 1992 Madrid Paralympic Games September 17/th, I was G.B. Goalkeeper in five aside football. Paralympic, it never had so many write ups, do you know how I could see the write ups. Peter A

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