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Expanding Ableism: Taking down the Ghettoization of Impact of Disability Studies Scholars

Department of Community Health Sciences, Specialization in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N4N1, Canada
Societies 2012, 2(3), 75-83; https://doi.org/10.3390/soc2030075
Received: 28 February 2012 / Revised: 14 June 2012 / Accepted: 29 June 2012 / Published: 6 July 2012
This paper highlights the utility of an expanded ableism concept beyond how it is used in disability studies; expanding the concept of ableism so it connects with all aspects of societies and making ableism applicable to many academic fields. It introduces this expanded form of ableism as a new angle of cultural research and suggests it to be one possible venue for disability studies scholars to escape the ghettoization of their impact. View Full-Text
Keywords: ableism; ability studies; disability studies; society ableism; ability studies; disability studies; society
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Wolbring, G. Expanding Ableism: Taking down the Ghettoization of Impact of Disability Studies Scholars. Societies 2012, 2, 75-83.

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