attitude and prejudice

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  • AS health and social care- attitudes and prejudice
    • Attitudes
      • A settled way of thinking or feeling about someone.
        • "He was questioned on his attitude to South Africa."
      • Truculent or uncooperative behaviour.
        • North American
        • "I asked the waiter for a clean fork and all i got was attitude."
    • Stereotype
      • Noun
        • A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
          • "The stereotype of the woman as the carer."
        • A relief printing plate cast in a mold made from composed type or original plate.
      • Verb
        • View or represent as a stereotype.
          • "The city is too easily stereotyped as an industrial wasteland."
    • Prejudice
      • Noun
        • Preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
          • "English prejudice against foreigners."
        • Harm or injury that results or may result from some action or judgement.
          • Law
          • "Prejudice resulting from delay in the institution of proceedings."
      • Verb
        • Give rise to prejudice in (someone) make bias.
          • "The statement might prejudice the judge."
        • Cause harm to a state of affairs.
          • "Delay is likely to prejudice the child's welfare."
          • Law
    • Discrimination
      • The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people- especially on the grounds of age, race and sex.
        • "Victims of racial discrimination" for example.
      • Recognition and understanding of the difference between one thing and another.
        • "Discrimination between right and wrong"

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