Religion and Prejudice Key Terms

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Prejudice
Thinking badly of someone because of the group he/she belongs to.
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Stereotyping
having an over-simplified mental image of people and applying it to everyone in a group.
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Discrimination
Actions as a result of prejudice.
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Positive Discrimination
Treating people more favourably, because they have been discriminated against in the past.
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Scapegoating
Blaming certain groups for problems in society.
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Disability
Physical or mental handicap or impairment.
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Lifestyle
The way people live reflects their values and attitudes.
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Tolerance
Respecting the beliefs and practices of others.
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Justice
Bringing about what is right, fair, according to the law, or making up for what has been done wrong.
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Harmony
Living in peace with others.
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having an over-simplified mental image of people and applying it to everyone in a group.

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Stereotyping

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Actions as a result of prejudice.

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Card 4

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Treating people more favourably, because they have been discriminated against in the past.

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Card 5

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Blaming certain groups for problems in society.

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