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The Symbolic Ableism Scale

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Title:The Symbolic Ableism Scale
Authors:Carli Friedman & Jessica M Awsumb
Keywords:Modern Prejudice
Ableism
Discrimination
Date Issued:2019
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Friedman, C, & Awsumb, J. M. (2019). The Symbolic Ableism Scale. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 15(1).
Series:vol. 15, no. 1
Abstract:This study validates the Symbolic Ableism Scale (SAS), which examines subtle prejudice. The SAS has four underlying themes: individualism; recognition of continuing discrimination; empathy for disabled people; and, excessive demands. The SAS is a tool that can be used to help understand how contradicting disability ideologies manifest in modern society to determine how best to counteract them.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/61785
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 15, No. 1


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