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How is discrimination faced by one identity group (race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability) the same as discrimination faced by another? How are they
different?
Discrimination is the prejudicial treatment of an individual based on their membership - or perceived membership - in a certain group or category. [ It involves the actual behaviors towards groups such as excluding or restricting members of one group from opportunities that are available to another group. It involves excluding or restricting members of one group from opportunities that are
available to other groups.[1] Discriminatory laws such as redlining exist in many countries. In some places, controversial attempts such as racial quotas have been used to redress negative effects of discrimination, but in turn have sometimes been called reverse discrimination themselves. ]
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Weegy: Stereotyping-is applying an attribute to a group of people; ie. All white people are racist, or all blacks like fried chicken. Prejudice-is not liking a group of people based on personal or social ideals. [ ie, not liking Muslims, or not liking Christians Discrimination-is noticing a difference. This can be a difference in race, religion, or ethnicity. (discrimination is not a bad thing, but has been made bad by people) - In electronics the device that demodulates an FM signal is a discriminator it notices a difference in frequency (frequency deviation). ] (More)
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