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'Not just a wheelchair, not just a woman': self-identity and leisure


Therapeutic Recreation Journal 28(2): 73-86
'Not just a wheelchair, not just a woman': self-identity and leisure
This study was conducted to address the lack of information available about leisure and the self-identity of women with physical and sensory disabilities. It explored how self-identity and leisure are related. Symbolic interactionism was the theoretical framework used to analyse how gender and disability influence leisure behaviour. Indepth interviews were undertaken with 30 adult women from the USA who were functioning independently in their communities.


Accession: 002549530



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