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

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  • Gregor Wolbring

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Abstract

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.

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  • Gregor Wolbring, 2012. "Expanding Ableism: Taking down the Ghettoization of Impact of Disability Studies Scholars," Societies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 2(3), pages 1-9, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:gam:jsoctx:v:2:y:2012:i:3:p:75-83:d:18737
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    1. Claire Donovan, 2007. "The qualitative future of research evaluation," Science and Public Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 34(8), pages 585-597, October.
    2. Gregor Wolbring, 2008. "The Politics of Ableism," Development, Palgrave Macmillan;Society for International Deveopment, vol. 51(2), pages 252-258, June.
    3. Allison Williams & Bill Holden & Peter Krebs & Nazeem Muhajarine & Kate Waygood & James Randall & Cara Spence, 2008. "Knowledge translation strategies in a community–university partnership: examining local Quality of Life (QoL)," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 85(1), pages 111-125, January.
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    1. Gregor Wolbring & Rachel Mackay & Theresa Rybchinski & Jacqueline Noga, 2013. "Disabled People and the Post-2015 Development Goal Agenda through a Disability Studies Lens," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 5(10), pages 1-31, September.
    2. Gregor Wolbring & Theresa Rybchinski, 2013. "Social Sustainability and Its Indicators through a Disability Studies and an Ability Studies Lens," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 5(11), pages 1-19, November.
    3. Gregor Wolbring & Brigid Burke, 2013. "Reflecting on Education for Sustainable Development through Two Lenses: Ability Studies and Disability Studies," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 5(6), pages 1-16, May.

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    Keywords

    ableism; ability studies; disability studies; society;

    JEL classification:

    • A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
    • P - Economic Systems
    • P0 - Economic Systems - - General
    • P1 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems
    • P2 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies
    • P3 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions
    • P4 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems
    • P5 - Economic Systems - - Comparative Economic Systems
    • Z1 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics

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