Understanding Inequalities- introduction to concepts and the role of language (weeks 1 and 2)

1. Who states that “whereas prejudice is about the ideas we hold of others who are different from us and about the negative assumptions and prejudice we might make about them, discrimination is about the way we act”?

  • Brown
  • Lindon
  • Clements and Spinks
  • Thompson
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2. 17) Allport provides an example of an instance where the impact of labelling is exceedingly powerful what does this involve?

  • A man with sight impairment going for a telesales job and being confronted with “but you’re a blind man”
  • Black people not being allowed to sit in café’s used specially for white people
  • An individual with a disability being told “you can’t swim at this pool we don’t have the facilities”
  • A women who is transgender being told she cannot use the female toilets

3. 20) What percentage of secondary school teachers report hearing the phrases ‘that’s so gay’ or ‘you’re so gay’?

  • 95%
  • 98%
  • 80%
  • 70%

4. Who advises that ‘labels have the effect of preventing any other classification of the person or group, yet no single label can ever describe all there is to know about a person’?

  • Stonewall
  • Clements and Spinks
  • Brown
  • Jones

5. Who discusses the characteristics of elegant challenging?

  • Scriven
  • Clements and Spinks
  • Thompson
  • Stonewall

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