"The evolution of human beings over the course of centuries has been possible because humans are social beings. They live in societies, share a common habitat, solve problems together, fight together for survival and for their own wellbeing. They share cultures and a specific way of living and being in the world. For this reason, the concepts of culture and society must be analyzed together. ..." – By Rocío Cárdenas-Rodríguez and Teresa Terrón-Caro
"Throughout Western history, hegemonic norms of ability, race, and gender have circulated interdependently to coconstruct social categories of difference, signifying which bodies are productive, deficient, or dangerous, and therefore in need of control ..." – By Nickie Coomer and Chelsea Stinson
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