Prejudice

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  • Religion & Prejudice
    • Causes of prejudice
      • Peer Pressure
      • Upbringing
      • Bad experiences
      • The Media
      • Ignorance
      • Feer of change
    • Types of prejudice
      • Religion
      • Race
      • Colour
      • Gender
      • Disability
      • Age
      • Class
      • Lifestyle
      • Looks
    • Key terms
      • Prejudice= Thought
      • Discrimination= Action
      • Stereotyping= Exaggerated image of everyone in a group
      • Scapegoating= blaming certain group for problem in society
      • Poative discrimination= Nice to people as have been discriminated against
    • Desmond Tutu
      • Apartheid
        • Thought against apartheid
        • 'Seperatness'
        • Blacks 91% population but still had separated schools etc
      • Campaigns
        • Desmond Tutu became first general secretary of the south African council of churches (1978)
        • Aim=Equality
        • Inspired by MLK
      • Truth & Reconciliation commission
        • look into human rights during apartheid to protect people being taken to court
    • Key terms
      • Tolerance= Respecting beliefs and practices of others
      • Justice= Bringing out what is right
      • Harmony= Living in peace with others
    • Responses to prejudice
      • Sex discrimination act (1975)
        • Employer cant ask women if pregnant
      • Race relations act (1976)
        • Illegal to not employ someone because of colour
      • Disability discrimination act (1995)
        • Public building have to have toilets, lifts etc
      • Equality act (2006)
        • No date of birth allowed on application (Age)
    • Christian Response
      • Sanctity of life
      • Every one special, God made
      • Bible call Homosexuality a sin. But Jesus accept those who rejected 'Love your neighbour'
      • All Jesus disciples men , but Jesus appeared to women first
    • Muslims response
      • Equality important
      • Allah= 'The compassionate'  so some believe should condemn homosexuality
      • others belive ok because Allah judges by actions (Homosexuality)
      • Sexist? Equal but clearly have different roles (Traditional)
    • Effects of prejudice
      • Emotional, feeling left out
      • Isolated in community
      • Sense of injustice
      • Feeling determined- not giving in
      • Death

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