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Laurie-Jane Wilson 2
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
DEFINE:
·Prejudice
·Discrimination
·Direct Discrimination
·Indirect Discrimination…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 3
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
· Prejudice - a preconceived
unfavourable opinion based on
stereotypes or ideas
· Discrimination - acting on
prejudices
· Direct discrimination - deliberate,
open and obvious.
· Indirect discrimination - person or
organisation has no intention to
discriminate but lays down
conditions that negatively affect
others. A subtle way of
disadvantaging an individual or
group.…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 4
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
Bases of
Discrimination
·Gender (Sexuality)
·Race, Place of Origin,
Culture, Religion
·Disability
·Health Status…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 5
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
Effects of
Discrimination
·Self-Esteem &
Confidence
·Motivation
·Opportunities
·Individual Rights…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 6
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
· Self-Esteem & Confidence -
both will decrease
· Motivation - loose sense of
ability & give up
· Opportunities - due to above,
individuals may not take best
advantage of opportunities
· Individual Rights - due to
above, the individual could
believe that they get what
they deserve & take no legal
action when they can…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 7
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
Discriminatory Practices
· Devaluing people
· Physically assaulting/verbally
abusing/avoiding people who
are different
· Excluding people from
activities/opportunities
· Negative non-verbal
communication
· Making assumptions about
people…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 8
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
Types of Discrimination
· Direct Discrimination
· Discrimination by
Association
· Discrimination by
Perception
· Indirect Discrimination
· Harassment
· Harassment by a Third Party
· Victimisation…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 9
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
· Direct Discrimination - Someone is treated
less favourably because of a protected
characteristic
· Discrimination by Association - Direct
discrimination against someone because
they associate with another person who
possesses a protected characteristic
· Discrimination by Perception - Direct
discrimination against someone because
the others think they possess a protected
characteristic
· Indirect Discrimination - Can occur when
you have a rule or policy that applies to
everyone but which disadvantages a
particular protected characteristic…read more

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Laurie-Jane Wilson 10
ATTITUDES &
PREJUDICES
· Harassment - Employees can now
complain of behaviour they find offensive
even if it is not directed at them
· Harassment by a Third Party - Employers
are potentially liable for harassment of
their staff by people they don't employ
· Victimisation - Someone is treated badly
because they have made or supported a
complaint or grievance under the Act…read more

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Sam Morran

An excellent resource - contains all you need for the exam.  A great starting point.

ilma245

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