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disablism

n
(Sociology) discrimination against disabled people
disˈablist n, adj
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It also calls for any evidence of misconduct contributing to serious harm or deaths to be turned over to the police, recognition that the DWP is institutionally 'disablist', and for it to urgently change its policies to make the safety of all claimants a priority.
Performing motherhood in a disablist world: dilemmas of motherhood, femininity and disability.
The 30-year-old pleaded guilty to carrying out the awful act after ranting and raving in the town centre and making abusive and disablist remarks.
A sociology of disability or a disablist sociology?
A spokeswoman said: "It's not our policy to delete swear words but we draw the line at obscenity, racist, ageist, disablist, homophobic or transphobic language, and wording that is beyond the pale."
Williams and Bourne battled racist, disablist, sexist, homophobic, and classist gazes on the mirrors of their performing bodies.
This observation could well be borne out by the daily instances of media furore about whether or not a given person has exhibited signs of being racist, sexist, disablist or homophobic.
Chih Hoong Sin develops a novel framework to explore the 'layers of influence' in terms of the interaction between policy, research and practice in relation to disablist hate crime.
He told the 3,000-strong crowd: "It's a whimsical joke that's completely not disablist in any way.
Disablism is the consequence of disability as oppression, whereby negative attitudes, disablist policies, discriminatory practices and environmental barriers prevent the full participation and inclusion of people with disabilities in everyday society (Oliver 2009).
The anti-vulnerability narrative tends to promote disablist approaches to the issue.