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Re: [disabilitystudies] germain greer

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  • Maria B
    May I suggest that you read Pride against prejudice J.Morris, or any of her work. Yes you are right. The same can be said about disabled people s mouvment
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 19, 2001
      May I suggest that you read Pride against prejudice J.Morris, or any of her
      work. Yes you are right. The same can be said about disabled people's
      mouvment regarding women and elderly. I call it 'selective disquietude' the
      other thing that makes us uneasy.
      Maria
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      From: "dowling" <dowling@...>
      To: <disabilitystudies@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 7:45 PM
      Subject: [disabilitystudies] germain greer


      > It seems to me that when I began reading feminist writing disability and
      age
      > were both issues neglected by most writers. Looking at 'elder abuse' I
      > thought many feminist writers had a blind spot and questioned why we
      needed
      > to call it 'elder abuse' and not 'domestic violence'. There seemed to
      be
      > a theme of excusing violence because of 'stress'. There has been the same
      > tendency to 'excuse' abuse in connection with disability and age I think.
      > Lyn
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