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Synonyms for ablism

discrimination in favor of the able-bodied

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I have been working with people with disabilities for over 15 years I was intolerant until the fact, but as you become more educated to this issue of ablism the views and feelings you hold will diminish.
Sara's position combines discourses of ablism and nostalgia in her efforts to provide healthy babies for the family.
[18] My own interpretation partly leads back to the issues of nostalgia inherent in the story and their ties to ablism and the traditional family.
* it should use an intersectional framework for understanding the multiple vectors of vulnerability converging in the issues (racism, sexism, xenophobia, transphobia, homophobia, ablism)
act discursively and materially to unsettle ablism. They use ironic
this interactionism enables biases such as sexism, ablism, heterosexism,
Students were asked to recall an experience in their lives involving a cross-cultural issue related to racism, ageism, ablism, heterosexism, classism or any other stereotype that exists about a specific cultural group.
She alluded, in particular, to the social context of female, lone-parent poverty and the systemic disadvantages stemming from ablism, racism and colonialism that disproportionately characterize the parental respondents in child protection proceedings.
Like myself, she identifies as "progressive," although from her article I'm certain she would pejoratively categorize me as "mainstream." For clarification, I am white, economically privileged, bisexual, and on a lifelong l earning curve about my own racism, classism, ablism, and every other "ism" feminists have not yet unpacked.)
There is no doubt that Canada suffers from major forms of inequality, including racism, sexism, ablism, ageism, heterosexism, and others.
For purposes of this discussion about camps, we will focus primarily on the following barriers to multiculturalism: racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism, ethnocentrism and ablism.
Ablism occurs when people with disabilities are not given fair treatment.
York Stories probes how women are faring at York University today and their thoughts on issues such as government policies on higher education, student debt, the curriculum, the role of universities in today's world, and barriers such as ablism, classism, racism, sexism and heterosexism."