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Noun1.ablism - discrimination in favor of the able-bodiedablism - discrimination in favor of the able-bodied
discrimination, favoritism, favouritism - unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
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People who are People who are poor middle class and working class Age People who are People who are young middle aged/ adults and elderly Gender Boys and men, Girls and women, "Masculine" "Feminine" Sex People who are males People who are and females intersex Education People with a People with some bachelors degree or college or below above Relationship Status People who are People who are married and couples single Status Categories Associated Bias Race and Ethnicity Racism Physical/ Ablism Psychological/ Developmental "Disability" Affectional/Sexual Heterosexism, Orientation Homophobia Class (S.
sexism, racism, heterosexism, homophobia, ablism, poverty) that shape the opportunity to access a socially just learning context (Brandes & Kelly, 2003; McDermott, 1987).
This normality, however, is problematic, as it depends heavily on discourses of class and ablism that privilege the heteronormative family structure.
What are the implications of ablism on student success in schools as they are presently constructed?
Their critiques have shattered the illusion of a universal right to privacy and have suggested that invoking such a right participates in a reproducing a fantasy about the fairness, neutrality and universality of law that undergirds white supremacy, ablism, sexism and economic injustice.
These forces include racism, sexism, colonialism, capitalism, ablism, ageism and other hierarchical, authoritarian relations" (Baines, 2007, p.
homes) for serious critiques of nationalism, capitalism, patriarchy, homophobia, ageism, or ablism.
interrogate my own ablism and to look for the opportunities disability
Curricular experiences must engage students in a frank exploration of tough issues such as racism, sexism, heterosexism, and ablism to name a few (Ponterotto & Pedersen, 1993).
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.