AQA B Topic 3 Relgion and prejudice Keywords

these are keywords/key terms for the gcse AQA B philosophy unit 3 religion and prejudice

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Ageism

Define agism

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Ageism

Answer

Discrimination on the grounds of being old, middle aged, young (age).

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Community

Define Community

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Community

Answer

People who work and live together so that everyone benefits

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Discrimination

Define discrimination

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Discrimination

Answer

Putting prejudiced thoughts in to actions. Acting on a preconcieved idea about somone/ some people

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Equality

Define equality

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Equality

Answer

Where everyone has the same value and importance

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Harmony

Define Harmony

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Harmony

Answer

To live peacefully with understanding and respect

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Homophobia

Define homophobia

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Homophobia

Answer

Fear of gay / lesbian people. Also means discrimination on the grounds of sexuality

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Justice

Define Justice

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Justice

Answer

to treat people fairly

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Positive discrimination

Define Positive discrimination

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Positive discimination

Answer

benefits given to those who usualy face negative discrimination

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Prejudice

Define Prejudice

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Prejudice

Answer

Pre-judging somone without any evidence (negative thought)

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Racism

Define racism

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Racism

Answer

Discrimination on the grounds of colour of skin (race)

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Religious prejudice

Define religious prejudice

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religious prejudice

Answer

Prejudice on the grounds of belief, which can lead to discrimination

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sexism

Define sexism

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Sexism

Answer

Discrimination on the grounds of being male or female (gender or sex)

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Tolerance

Define tolerance

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Tolerance

Answer

To accept peoples differences

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Minority rights

What are minority rights? explain and use the term minority groups within your answer.

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Minority rights

Answer

Small groups within society are called 'minority gorups'; laws exist to give these groups protectition and rights because they are often discriminated by larger groups

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Multiculturalism

What is multiculturalism? use the keyword 'harmony' in your answer

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multiculturalism

Answer

racial/social harmony brought about by having many cultures within society who understand and accept each other

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Race Relations Act

What is the race relations act

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race relations act

Answer

a law that made discrimination on the grounds of race illegal, and which stated that it was important to promote harmony and diversity between different ethnich groups for the benefit of all.

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