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Sandi Leaman HQ 7 1. Why is disability a feminist issue? Firstly, disability is a feminist issue because one cannot want equal rights for just feminists, but for everyone as a whole. The disability model maintains the definition of anyone disabled as by generally not being given adequate support. This includes economically providing help and essential assistance for those at a disadvantage. Women have been forced to adapt to a system that was designed to disadvantage them,
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Unformatted text preview: architecturally and economically. For instance, public restrooms assign the role of women by placing changing tables in womens restrooms and not mens. In NYC, trying to get a baby carriage to and onto a subway is nearly impossible; there are no economic means of providing essential assistance and accommodations for these people. Women are disadvantaged therefore making them disabled....
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2008 for the course PHIL phil 333 taught by Professor Dr.meagher during the Spring '07 term at Scranton.

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