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- 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.