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Synonyms for ableism

discrimination in favor of the able-bodied

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Performing Motherhood in a Disablist World: Dilemmas of Motherhood, Femininity and Disability.
Archetypal disablist narratives emerge (like that of accommodating disability in one of Schubert's Moments Musicaux) and reveal cultural disablist scripts (such as that of the "heroic overcomer" in Beethoven's Eroka).
Non-disabled people and disablist culture construct, gaze at, repress and project images of impairment and disability in ways that subjugate and, at times, terrorise disabled people while upholding the precarious autonomy of the non-disabled.
McCormack, Liverpool 8 Disablist attitudes, whilst considered by the majority to be utterly reprehensible, are still rife in society and many people, myself included, are involved in difficult campaigns to reverse these opinions.
Chapters cover racist hate crime; religiously motivated hate crime, homophobic hate crime; gender, transgender, and hate; disablist hate crime and "borderline" expressions of hate; policing hate crime; perpetrators of hate crime; and contested issues and future directions for hate crime thinking.
He said: "That the BBC will not tolerate racism expressed in private by one of its frontline presenters, while failing to condemn Clarkson for an overtly disablist reference to a major public figure, smacks of double standards.
Dame Jo Williams, Mencap's chief executive, said: "We have not seen clear leadership in combating disablist bullying.
1996) "A sociology of disability or a disablist sociology?
How can a profession which 'endorsed the rule of white middle-class elites' through 'gendered, classist, homophobic, disablist and racist orientations' ever have a future in a new social order?
The unfortunately disablist story about the blind men and the elephant is relevant here.
1996 'Ableist geographies, disablist spaces: towards a reconstruction of Golledge's '"Geography and the disabled"' Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers NS 21, 397-403
Ian Macrae, of the magazine Disability Now, said: "That the BBC did not tolerate racism expressed by Carol Thatcher in private during one of their shows, while failing to condemn Clarkson for an overtly disablist reference to a major public figure, smacks of double standards.