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“I’ll Pick You Up By Your Back Brace and Throw You Like a Suitcase”: On Naming Discrimination Against Disability

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Title:“I’ll Pick You Up By Your Back Brace and Throw You Like a Suitcase”: On Naming Discrimination Against Disability
Authors:Weise, Jillian
Keywords:Disability
Discrimination
Ableist/Ableism
Date Issued:2004
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Weise, J. (2004). “I’ll Pick You Up By Your Back Brace and Throw You Like a Suitcase”: On Naming Discrimination Against Disability. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 1(1).
Series:vol. 1, no. 1
Abstract:What word is there for discrimination practiced against disability? In the following essay, I will explore—through personal narrative—incidents of discrimination in the academic, non-academic, and reader-text environments. Then I will discuss the various meanings of the word ableist and the importance of placing a name for discrimination against disability in the public domain.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58150
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 1, No. 1


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