(Re)negotiating an athlete's identity during training and researching judo in Finland
Kavoura, A. (2016). (Re)negotiating an athlete's identity during training and researching judo in Finland. In P. Berg, & M. Kokkonen (Eds.), Urheilun takapuoli : tasa-arvo ja yhdenvertaisuus liikunnassa ja urheilussa (pp. 91-107). Nuorisotutkimusverkosto. Nuorisotutkimusverkoston julkaisuja, 186.
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