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Definition of the noun Disablism

What does Disablism mean as a name of something?


  1. Ableism: discrimination against the disabled.

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Google previewBasic Income in Australia and New Zealand (2016)

Perspectives from the Neoliberal Frontier by J. Mays, G. Marston, J. Tomlinson

Disablism is a type of hegemony reflecting the consequence of disability as oppression, somewhat constructed by disablist policies, discourses, and practices over time (Abberley, 1987; Gramsci, 1977). Disabling income support policies, ...

Google previewA Practical Guide to Service Learning (2007)

Strategies for Positive Development in Schools by Felicia L. Wilczenski, Susan M. Coomey

Disablism refers to a set of assumptions that promote the differential treatment of people because of actual or presumed disabilities (Beirne-Smith, Ittenbach, &Patton, 1998). Service projects must be arranged so that they do not convey a ...

Google previewRe-Thinking Autism (2016)

Diagnosis, Identity and Equality by Sami Timimi, Rebecca Mallett, Katherine Runswick-Cole

Noticing, interrogating, disrupting, and relativising internalised disablism is an aspect of critical reflexive engagement. This is a radically different position from the positivist notion of clinician as dis- covering ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Social Policy (2013)

by Tony Fitzpatrick, Huck-ju Kwon, Nick Manning, James Midgley, Gillian Pascall

NICOLA HENDEY DISABLISM Disablism refers to discrimination against people with disabilities. It has been viewed through the lens of prejudices such as anti- Semitism, racism, feminism and homophobia – intolerances that may not be ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2013)

by John Harris, Vicky White

disablism Discrimination against disabled people. The definition proposed by *SCOPE in its 'Time to Get Equal' campaign was 'discriminatory, oppressive, or abusive ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Science and Technology (2006)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Disablism Similar to sexism and racism as a concept. ( Newell & Debenham, 2005) directory • discovery Informatics Disambiguation in Iconic Interfaces The process of context-sensitive, on-the-fly semantic interpretation of ...

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Disablism Meaning

Video shows what disablism means. Ableism: discrimination against the disabled.. Disablism Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of D2I1S1A1B3L1I1S1M3

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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