Treating people less fairly because they belong to a different group.
The ability of a power protection system to differentiate between the conditions it was intended to operate and those it was not intended for.Found on http://www.youngco.com/young2.asp?ID=4&Type=3
Unequal treatment of individuals, usually on the basis of gender, race, age, religion or disability.Found on http://www.bized.co.uk/reference/glossary/index.htm?glosid=570
When one group of workers is treated differently from others in terms of wages paid, employment and promotion opportunitiesFound on http://www.bized.co.uk/reference/glossary/index.htm?glosid=845
Activities that deny to the members of a particular group resources or rewards which can be obtained by others. Discrimination has to be distinguished from prejudice, although the two are usually quite closely associated. It can be the case that individuals who are prejudiced against others do not engage in discriminatory practices against them; co...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20212
- the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished 2. [n] - unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudiceFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=discrimination
the process whereby members of social groups are disadvantaged by comparison with the rest of the population. Such discrimination can be direct and open or indirect and even unconscious.
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any action that involves treating various categories of people unequally
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Under a range of different kinds of legislation, the law prohibits discrimination against various sectors of the workforce. Conduct is generally discriminatory where it may be considered to disadvantage a person of a particular sex or race, union members or non-members, ex-offenders, or from late 1996, the disabled. It may occur at recruitment, whi...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20456
The less favourable treatment of one individual over another because, of personal prejudices. See Direct Discrimination and Indirect Discrimination.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20474
The treating of one or more people unfairly, as compared to any other person or persons. Discrimination can be based upon the following grounds: sex, sexual orientation, race, nationality, religion or disability. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20550
Discrimination is the ability to perceive the difference between two things, for example phonemes. Some pairs of sounds are more difficult for children to discriminate between, for example k/g, t/d, and p/b.
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Treating members of a group unfairly compared to the treatment of other people who are not members of that group.
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The law prohibits discrimination on the specific grounds of sex, race and nationality, disability, and trans-sexuality. At the European level, there are proposals for a new directive, which would establish a general framework for equal treatment in employment. It is lawful at present to discriminate on any other grounds including sexuality.
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[ Latin discriminatio
the contrasting of opposite thoughts.] 1.
The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences. « To make an anxious discrimination
between the miracle absolute and providential.» Trench.
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<psychology> Differential response to different stimuli. ... (12 Dec 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguishedFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=discrimination
(dis-krim″ĭ-na´shәn) the making of fine distinctions. right-left discrimination the ability to differentiate one side of the body from the other.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service. • (n.) The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences. • (n.) The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means. • (n...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/discrimination/
(from the article `academic freedom`) In the 1980s and `90s, many universities in the United States adopted regulations aimed at proscribing speech and writing that was deemed ... Discrimination grew strong, especially against Asians. An alien land law intended to discourage ownership of land by Asians was not ruled ... ...the equal ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/d/55
in psychology, the ability to perceive and respond to differences among stimuli. It is considered a more advanced form of learning than ... [9 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/d/55
treating people unfairly because of differences in race, gender, etc.Found on http://www.eslgold.com/acad_vocab_definitions.html
A negative action toward members of a specific social group.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21198
(Lat. discriminare, to separate) (a) subjectively: the rational power to distinguish between objects, real or logical, and betwen moral right and wrong. In Aristotelianism there is also a function of internal sense (Gr. kritikon, sensory discrimination; Lat. vis aestimativa or cogitativa) by which men and the higher animals distinguish the good fr....Found on http://www.ditext.com/runes/d.html
n. Irregardless to legal rights or ability, the unequal treatment of persons. State and federal laws forbid discrimination in housing availability, employment, right to promotion, rates of pay, civil rights, educational opportunities, and the use of facilities based upon nationality, creed, race, color, sex, age, or sexual orientation. A variety of...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213
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