Appendix C Essay

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University of Phoenix Material Appendix C Part I Define the following terms: |Term |Definition | |Discrimination |the denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups because of prejudice | | |or for other arbitrary reasons. | |Institutional discrimination |a denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals or groups, resulting from the | | |normal operations of a society. | |Political correctness | | Part II Write a 150- to 250-word response to each of the following questions: • How is discrimination different from prejudice and stereotyping? Prejudice is a negative attitude toward an entire category of people, such as a racial or ethnic minority. Stereotyping is unreliable, exaggerated generalizations about all members of a group that do not take individual differences into account. Discrimination is the denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups because of prejudice or for other arbitrary reasons. So the difference between discrimination against prejudice or stereotyping is that discrimination leads to a group of people being denied the same luxuries or opportunities as other groups. Stereotypes and prejudices may cause a person to be discriminatory towards a person or group, but you don’t necessarily have to be stereotypical or prejudice to be discriminatory. Discrimination can lead to a person denying a person employment opportunities, or

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