Unit 2 - key definitions

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Values?
Things that a person accepts are true
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Opportunity?
Having the same chance as other people
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Beliefs?
Ideals that a person believes are important
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Disadvantage?
Having fewer opportunities or resources in comparison to others
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Stereotype?
Distinguishing factors of an individual or group
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Homophobia?
Prejudice against people who are homosexual and against homosexuality
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Empowerment?
Freedom from the control or influence of others
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Diversity?
Social, cultural or ethnic differences within a population
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OVERT discrimination?
Clear unfair treatment of a person
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Sexism?
Unfair discrimination against one gender in favour of the other
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Racism?
A belief that members of one race are superior to members of other races
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Vulnerable?
When someone is at considerable risk of harm or exploitation
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Equality?
Treating people in an equivalent or fair way
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Marginalised?
Pushed out of mainstream society, being left out
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Difference?
An unreasonable or unfair dislike or preference towards an individual or social group
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COVERT discrimination?
Hidden unfair treatment of a person
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INTERdependance?
Working within a team where each person's role is as important as others
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Independance?
Giving an individual or group the power or ability to do something for themselves
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Equality?
The idea of fairness, justice or a fair share of resources
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Predjudice?
A commonly held public belief about specific social groups, or types of individuals
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Rights?
The legal freedoms or entitlements that people have
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Labelling?
Describing someone or something in a word or short phrase, such as "criminal"
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Abuse?
The violation an individual's human or legal rights through some form of harm or neglect
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Opportunity?

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Having the same chance as other people

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Beliefs?

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Disadvantage?

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Stereotype?

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