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Racism

Discrimination and bias based on racial differences.

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Racism

victimization

Sociology; Racism

Treating people less favourably because of something they have done, eg made a formal complaint of discrimination.

equality

Sociology; Racism

In the context of race, equality means it offers each individual, regardless of race, ethnicity or nationality, equal access to goods and services and equal rights under the law. This involves the ...

Institutional racism

Sociology; Racism

When an organization's procedures and policies amount to disadvantaging people from minority ethnic backgrounds. It is defined by the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry as: 'the collective failure of an ...

Inclusiveness

Sociology; Racism

Openness, acceptance and support that enables all persons to participate in the life of the church, the community and the world. Thus, inclusiveness denies every semblance of discrimination. The mark ...

Harassment

Sociology; Racism

Unwanted conduct that violates people's dignity or creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment on the grounds of race, ethnic origin, religion or belief. This is ...

Incitement to racial hatred

Sociology; Racism

The publishing or distribution of written matter which is threatening, abusive or insulting, or the use of, in any public place or at any public meeting, words which are threatening, abusive or ...

Ethnocentrism

Sociology; Racism

The belief that a particular group is superior and more significant than all others based on its ethnicity, culture, language, physical or social characteristics and aspects of self-expression.

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