Pathologization and Equity

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Pathologization and Equity
Western societies like Canada are built upon inequalities between different groups of people. An important part of this process is the social construction of normal. Different researchers have expressed this argument in different ways. For example, in “Reassigning Meaning” Simi Linton uses a core periphery model when discussing disability. The suggestion being that able bodied people are the center of society and disabled people are located on the periphery(Linton,1998,p.9).
The general idea is that these sort of inequalities are normalized within society. In “Theoretical foundations for social justice education” Lee A. Bell states,
Dominants lean to look at themselves, others,
and society through a distorted...
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