Ableing work, disableing workers?

Kumar, Arun and Kothiyal, Nivedita and Hiranandani, Vanmala and Sonpal, Deepa (2014) Ableing work, disableing workers? Development in Practice, 24 (1). pp. 81-90. ISSN 0961-4524

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

Grounded within the substantive conception of ableism (Wolbring 2008), this article explores the prejudices and discriminations that arise out of many different forms of ableism: of bodily abilities/disabilities, gender, social structure, and economic organisation. It illustrates the processes and outcomes of ableisms deployed on the shop-floor of a multiple-award winning small-scale manufacturing unit in India. By employing a number of persons with disabilities, single women, and widows, and with plans for engaging juvenile delinquents in the near future, the manufacturing unit has seemingly created opportunities for “empowerment” of those subjected to discrimination. However, the outcomes are not necessarily so.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Development in Practice
Uncontrolled Keywords:
/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3305
Subjects:
ID Code:
69415
Deposited By:
Deposited On:
09 May 2014 08:26
Refereed?:
Yes
Published?:
Published
Last Modified:
20 Oct 2020 02:54