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Synonyms for ableism

discrimination in favor of the able-bodied

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Disability theory has yet to lay bare the implicit ableism in some accounts of the doctrine of God in feminist theology, namely the image of God as mother in the face of infertility.
Readings for diversity and social justice: An anthology on racism, anti-semitism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, and classism (3rd ed.
After chapters on theoretical and conceptual foundations, readings are grouped in sections on racism, classism, religious oppression, sexism, heterosexism, transgender oppression, ableism, and ageism and adultism.
LGBT people have long faced discrimination in employment, education, health care and economic supports, and those who face additional barriers, such as racism or ableism, are the most economically vulnerable.
Smith contends: "Outsider interest convergence requires those committed to a larger anti-subordination framework to chart how racism, homophobia, classism, ableism and sexism come together to marginalize many subordinated groups in order to preference some.
Where these young people are having tough times this can involve any combination of, for example, poor mental health, poverty, class inequalities, homelessness, addiction, violence, abuse, racism, sexism, ableism, poor access to education and health services, or lack of mobility and choice.
To be entirely honest, I am not sure what the practical effects of revealing privilege will be because there is an endless list of "isms" to confront--racism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, etc.
Also influenced by Lewis (1990), I believe that is academics think seriously of ways of disrupting oppression in their pedagogical practice, it is essential to "interrupt" deeply ingrained discourses such as patriarchy, racista, homophobia, ableism and in this particular case, the colonial discourse of Standard English, as they surface in class discussions.
My Mom was my left arm": The lived experience of ableism for girls with Spina Bifida.
Catholic feminists bring a unique and useful perspective to bear on the issues of war, economics, racism, ecology, ableism, sex and gender, among others.
His adoptive family's racism and ableism generate liberal narratives of uplift, where both as a tragic African and as a tragic amputee, Costuleta, unlike his able-bodied brother, needed rescuing.
41) But, within the fields of ecclesiology and ecumenism, the language of recognition has been explored only as a subfield of reception, although conversations in practical missional ecclesiology have already broadened to include theories of recognition in philosophy, politics, and sociopsychology, especially when practical theology relates to the church's mission to the oppressed, marginalized, and outcasts in areas of color, migration, violence, gender, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, and classism.
He offered a theoretical unpacking of the multivalent concept of the "ideology of ability" and argued that society must reconcile the influence of ableism in everyday constructions of disability before a new understanding can emerge.
Readings for diversity and social justice: An anthology on racism, anti semitism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, and classism.