Ableness


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Related to Ableness: able-bodied, ableism, ability

A´ble`ness


n.1.Ability of body or mind; force; vigor.
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all favor and acquaintance of persons of quality or ableness, are but
In which way would diverse people (of different ethnicity, culture, genre, age, sexual orientation, physical ableness, class, education) react to this?
The director of the Oslo Exhibition, Torolf Prytz, claimed in a public statement that the fair was not made primarily to impress or attract other nations but to "demonstrate our ableness to our own people" (Prytz, 1912, p.
In this book, authors Nuri-Robins and Bundy present readers with a comprehensive guide to survival and adaptation strategies for those who donAEt fit into mainstream culture due to their sexual orientation, gender identity, ableness, income level, or ethnicity.
But as Sosa points out, queer theory is not just about sex, but about all forms of social construction, and one notes, for example, that disability studies have become a very productive field of critical inquiry precisely because of how queer theory enables an understanding of the social construction of bodily ableness (which in turn, certainly, includes the sexual).
Ableness is constructed as the norm and afforded privileged status, whereas invalidism and permanent incapacity is a product of individual-functional, charity and medical models and constructed in terms of deficiency (Oliver 2009).
2009, Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and Ableness, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.
When seclusion is the sole cognizable interest at stake, the physical intrusiveness of the search governs its reason ableness.
However, the mid-size oval also includes small ovals that represent multiple cultural factors such as race, ethnicity/nationality, language, gender, religion, ableness, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic class.
From this starting point, she moves on to explore differences of race and class, gender and ableness.