Exploring the social legacy of Paralympic Games for disabled people / Lyusyena Kirakosyan, Manoel Osmar Seabra Junior

Kirakosyan, Lyusyena | Osmar Seabra Junior, Manoel

The central research aim of this article is to examine the social legacies of the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games for disabled people as identified in the media coverage of three selected periodicals, The Guardian, Estadão and O Globo. The article presents a summary of the qualitative analysis of the media coverage related to the topic of Paralympic legacy and disability rights, highlights its central themes and offers a discussion of the findings through the lens of critical disability studies.

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