able-bodiedism

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Etymology[edit]

able-bodied +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

able-bodiedism (uncountable)

  1. Ableism: a prejudice in favor of the able-bodied
    • 2008, Donna M. Mertens et al., “Transformative Research and Ethics”, in Handbook of Social Research Ethics, page 95:
      Racism is one of several systems of oppression. Others are class, sexism, heterosexism, the institutionalized primacy of Christianity, and able-bodiedism.