History: Ableism and Incarceration

Bitch Media Magazine has a good feature on disability and incarceration. Cheryl Green, the author, takes us through some of the history of de-institutionalization, then writes this excellent paragraph [my emphasis]: As a culture, we never addressed the ableist biases that led us to want to lock up disabled people in the first place. The politics of … Continue ReadingHistory: Ableism and Incarceration