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Author Juette, Melvin, 1969-

Title Wheelchair warrior : gangs, disability, and basketball / Melvin Juette and Ronald J. Berger
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 181 pages) : illustrations
Contents Roots -- In the company of peers -- Gangs -- The shooting -- Road to recovery -- Breaking away -- A motley crew -- Fundamentally sound -- Lost and found -- The best of all victories
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-175) and index
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Subject Juette, Melvin, 1969-
Gang members -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Gang members -- United States -- Biography.
Gangs -- United States.
People with disabilities -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
People with disabilities -- United States -- Biography.
Wheelchair basketball -- United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Berger, Ronald J.
ISBN 1281878995
1592134769 (electronic bk.)
9781592134762 (electronic bk.)