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01:00 Feb 3, 2020
English to Serbian translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Additional field(s): Anthropology, Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: ableism
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
Discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities.

Example sentence(s):
  • Last week a more graphic form of racism, and ableism, took place at the debating society. As has emerged from eyewitness reports and shaky camera footage, postgraduate student Ebenezer Azamati, a visually impaired black student, was dragged out of the chamber by his ankles. HuffingtonPost
  • I’m using the language of ‘disabled people’ here in line with a social model of disability which recognises that people with impairments are disabled by society through the effects of ableist attitudes and systems rather than the functioning of people’s minds, bodies and senses. Open Democracy
  • Ableist social habits can be as profound a barrier in the workplace as stairs and narrow doorways. Paying attention to these habits can be the difference between mere nondiscrimination and actually giving disabled people both the physical and emotional space to excel and bring maximum value to the organizations they work for. Forbes
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5 +2ableizam
Dragana Samardžijević


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Definition from Sl. glasnik RS:
Ableizam, u smislu ovog akta, podrazumeva negativne predrasude u odnosu na lica sa smetnjama u razvoju i invaliditetom.

Example sentence(s):
  • ABLEIZAM - Sveprisutan sistem diskriminacije i isključenosti, koji tlači ljude sa mentalnim, emocionalnim i fizičkim poteškoćama. - fondacijacure  
  • Ableizam je predrasuda i/ili diskriminacija protiv ljudi sa mentalnim ili fizičkim hendikepom. -  
  • U našem društvu veoma malo ili nikada, govori se o diskriminaciji osoba koje su drugačijeg političkom mišljenja, seksualne orijentacije, drugačije vizuelnog identiteta od većinskog....Rasizam, ejdžizam, homofobija, ableizam sastavni su deo našeg društva, ali su veoma često – nevidljivi. -  
Dragana Samardžijević
Local time: 21:48
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in category: 4

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Yes  Mira Stepanovic
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