Unicycling and identity : narratives of motivation in young riders



Bignold, Wendy
(2009) Unicycling and identity : narratives of motivation in young riders. PhD thesis, University of Liverpool.

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Abstract

This ethnographic study explores the unusual, lifestyle sport of unicycling with a particular focus on young riders. It arises from the author's own immersion in a unicycling culture over some 8 years, and from answers to the 3, primarily educational, questions which this involvement prompted; these concern concepts of motivation; identity; and ach/evemenf. The questions themselves provide the basis tor tne design oT tne study ana tne consequent analysis or data.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2023 09:25
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2023 09:33
DOI: 10.17638/03174538
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3174538