Understanding inequalities - majority and minority groups and disability

1. The following quote from Clements and Spinks (2009:121) ‘we would go as far as to say it is the way that the able bodied majority arranges the built environment which disables people’ refers to what?

  • Discrimination
  • The disabling environment
  • Prejudice
  • Injustice
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2. Who is Susan Archibald?

  • A psychologist who has investigated the impact of disability on psychiatry in several high profile studies in the 1990s
  • A disability rights campaigner with a genetic disability
  • A disability rights campaigner who lost her leg and sub sequentially her job taking her employer to court
  • Disability advocate

3. Direct discrimination, associative discrimination, Discrimination by perception, indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation are all different types of discrimination specified by?

  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The Race Relations Act 1976
  • The Sexual orientations act 2003
  • The civil partnerships act 2004

4. Who states the following ‘someone who, on account of injury, disease or congenital deformity, is subsequently handicapped in obtaining or keeping employment, or in undertaking work… of a kind which would, apart from that injury, disease or deform

  • Children’s Act 1989
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • Disabled Person’s Employment Act 1944
  • SENDA 2001

5. Which model of disability proposes that disability is something to be avoided at all costs?

  • Individual model
  • Disability model
  • Social model
  • Psychological model


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