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Unformatted text preview: function in society. If they function best under their parents care, what is the problem? Chapter 7: Why does disability effect womens lives more than men, according to Wendell? I think this is important to talk about because it comes down to Wendells point of view concerning the difference between male and female disability. I think she wants us to see that due to woman holding her looks and physical capabilities/characteristics to a higher and more self-important standard than man, disability comes at a much higher risk. I think it is also important to discuss Wendells point that women come from a much more private sphere than men, making their disability quite often ignored or undermined and therefore its effects magnified. I also think it is important to discuss the supposed fragility of woman as compared to man that Wendell seems to be discussing....
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- Spring '09