My Publications

Books.

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

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

Brittain, I., 2016, 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 Unpublished Ph.D. thesis.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., (2016), Military Links to Competitive Sport and Games as Part of the Rehabilitation and Recovery Process. Navigator (Special Edition on Military Sports History in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games), Vol. 12(23); p. 108-115.

Brittain, I., 2016, Legacy and the London 2012 Paralympic Games: A critical analysis. Journal of the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Research Group, Vol. 5; p. 23-42

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.

Mashkovskiy, E. & Brittain, I., (2017) The Evolution of classification and technical rules in parasports: extending the frontiers. Acta Universitatis Carolinae Kinanthropologica Special Edition on Disability Sport, Vol. 53; p. 5-20.

Brittain, I. & Beacom, A., (2016), Leveraging the London 2012 Paralympic Games: What legacy for people with disabilities? Journal of Sport and Social Issues. Vol. 40(6) 499–521 DOI: 10.1177/0193723516655580

Beacom, A. & Brittain, I., 2016, Public Diplomacy and the International Paralympic Committee: reconciling the roles of disability advocate and sports regulator, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol. 27(2); p. 273-294. DOI:10.1080/09592296.2016.1169795

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., 2017 (In Press), Historical Perspectives of Disability Sport and the Paralympic movement in Brittain, I. & Beacom, A. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK.

Brittain, I., 2017 (In Press), The Paralympic Movement and the Boycott Agenda: South Africa and the Paralympic Games in Brittain, I. & Beacom, A. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK.

Brittain, I. & Mataruna, L., 2017 (In Press), The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brittain, I. & Beacom, A. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK.

Brittain, I. & Beacom, A. 2017 (In Press), Introduction in Brittain, I. & Beacom, A. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK.

Beacom, A. & Brittain, I. 2017 (In Press), Conclusion in Brittain, I. & Beacom, A. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK.

Brittain, I., 2017, Legacy of Mega Sporting Events for People with Disabilities, in Brittain, I., Bocarro, J., Byers, T. & Swart, K. (Eds.), Legacies of Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? Routledge; UK, p. 99-116.

Thomas, G., Brittain, I. & Jones, A., 2017, The Legacy of the London 2012 Olympics: A Case Study of Sport Clubs and the Sport Participation Legacy in Brittain, I., Bocarro, J. Byers, T. & Swart, K. (Eds.), Legacies of Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? Routledge; UK, p. 211-222.

Bocarro, J., Brittain, I. & Byers, T, 2017, Introduction, in Brittain, I., Bocarro, J., Byers, T. & Swart, K. (Eds.), Legacies of Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? Routledge; UK, p. 1-4.

Brittain, I., Bocarro, J., & Byers, T., 2017, Conclusion in Brittain, I., Bocarro, J., Byers, T. & Swart, K. (Eds.), Legacies of Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? Routledge; UK, 259-262.

Brittain, I., 2017, Build it and they will come?! Mataruna-Dos-Santos, L.J. & Gama Pena, B. (Eds.) Mega Events Footprints: Past, Present and Future. Chapter 44, p. 837-854 (English and Portuguese). Available online at: http://cev.org.br/biblioteca/mega-events-footprints-past-present-and-future-as-pegadas-dos-megaeventos/

Brittain, I. & Mataruna, L., 2017, 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? Palgrave MacMillan; UK, p.357-384

Brittain, I., Legg, D. & Wolff, E., (2017) ‘Paralympian’ – discrimination or a necessary form of differentiation? In Kilvington, D. & Price, J., Sport and Discrimination, Routledge; UK, p.153-166.

Brittain, I., (2017), Communicating and Managing the Message: Media and Media Representation of Disability and Paralympic Sport, in Adair, D., Frawley, S. & Darcy, S., Managing the Paralympics, Palgrave-MacMillan; UK., p. 241-262.

Brittain, I., 2016, 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, p. 145-162.

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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