One of the most important things about disability is that there are some who are born with a disability and there are others who acquire them later in their lives through different events such as, accidents or aging. However, at the microlevel society didn’t treat those with disabilities fairly, instead, it branded them as sinners and its god who punished them. However, as the society progressed, people were able to accept disabled people and introduced affirmative actions in order to include them in the mainstream society. Thus, today, discrimination against the disabled is legally punishable. However, disabled people who acquired it later in their lives become more dysfunctional as the thought of losing something that they had already would limit them partly due to their inability
to face the world and the fear of making for that loss. They would also limit themselves from functioning fully from the society in order to save their embarrassment. People with disabilities are considered a vulnerable population as they not have healthy status. They suffer from the many problems such as they are unable to get jobs easily, they are uninsured etc. Many people lost their hands or legs in the accidents whereas some of them are incapable since birth due to the deformity in the fetus. These people are not treated well by the society and also most of them are unable to achieve proper jobs or funding’s. There should be special quota for the people who are suffering from disabilities. They should also get employment so as to earn money. This will cause the upliftment of the socio-economic status and hence they can live life more peacefully. 2. Explain how social problems of vulnerable populations have perpetuated or are affected by the social problem you selected on a micro and macro level (200-250 words). Secondly, one of the most important things about physical ailment and disability is that there are some who are born and others who acquire the disability later in their lives. However, the physical ailment or disability come ether by birth, by accident or age they are consider vulnerable populations. Also, the way this social problem of vulnerable populations persists in the society of now days it is at a microlevel and macrolevel. Therefore, at a micro level it can be seen, reflected and experience by way of a negative attitudes towards individuals with some physical ailment. Another way is through social discrimination that create the idea to have social barriers and to include, talk and get close to people with some kind of physical disability. Furthermore, the vulnerability of this community it shows is as a cultural prejudice in relation to disabled people, this is the perception where disable people are carries of sickness or that they are been punished for some sin. Moreover, in the macrolevel there are clear examples of this perception has been transmitted globally for example: in films like Austin Powers were the main character name is Dr. Evil, he also has a facial disfiguration and also is portrayed of having a physically
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