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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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[...] Mas, a diferenca entre estas duas palavras esta no foco apontado por quem pratica a tal discriminacao, a saber: 1) O ableism (ou ablism) esta focalizado nas supostas capacidades das pessoas sem deficiencia como referencia para mostrar as supostas limitacoes das pessoas com deficiencia.
In addition, education in this form of inclusion recognizes the circling nature of power affecting various inequities (e.g., sexism, racism, heterosexism, homophobia, ablism, poverty) that shape the opportunity to access a socially just learning context (Brandes & Kelly, 2003; McDermott, 1987).
What are the implications of ablism on student success in schools as they are presently constructed?
This normality, however, is problematic, as it depends heavily on discourses of class and ablism that privilege the heteronormative family structure.
Which of the descriptions surprised you?) and targeted a variety of social differences exemplified in the poems (inequality, Whiteness, racism, classism, ablism).
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.
(4) Instead, analyses which force us to re-evaluate our assumptions can become useful starting points (i.e., homes) for serious critiques of nationalism, capitalism, patriarchy, homophobia, ageism, or ablism. Indeed, what I find particularly useful in Mufti and Shohat's arguments about the complexities associated with the concept of home is that they interrupt any straightforward and uncritical construction of home.
Persons who experience oppression as a result of another's privilege may view themselves as helpless or less competent and express internalized racism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism, "ablism," and a profound sense of dread unrelated to who they know themselves to be.
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).