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Shortchanged
Height Discrimination and Strategies for Social Change
Tanya S Osensky

University Press of New England



Contents

Acknowledgments
• HEIGHT MATTERS
• Your Highness
• Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
• Vertical Challenges: Practical Issues Confronting Short People
• Small Cruelties: How Heightism Affects Children
• A Little Grown-Up: How Heightism Affects Adults
• Cultural Ideal: Height Is Right
• No Small Injustice
• HEIGHT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST CHILDREN
• How Tall Is Your Fetus?
• Charting Growth
• Abnormally Healthy
• Growth Hormone Therapy
• Ethical and Moral Shortcomings
• High Risk of Tallness
• High Cost of Tallness
• Short Story
• A Superior Specimen
• Higher Values
• SHORTCHANGED IN THE WORKPLACE
• Glass Ceiling in a Skyscraper
• A Sizable Wage Gap
• Wage Gaps: Height versus Gender versus Race
• Legal Limitations
• Measuring Up
• A LITTLE PERSPECTIVE
• Slight Evolutionary Edge
• Short Is Powerful
• Some Uplifting Words
• ALTIMATE CHANGE
• Summing It All Up
• Check Your Tall Privilege
• Making a Grand Difference
• Notes

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