Discrimination And Gender Discrimination

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Discrimination is defined as the prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things. Discrimination has been an epidemic that has been around for many years. However, in today’s society discrimination is more discreet and subliminal which makes it harder to unveil. Discrimination is an untasteful act of prejudgement that is most prominent in race, social class, and gender.
Racism exists when one ethnic group or historical collectivity dominates, excludes, or seeks to eliminate another on the basis of differences that it believes are hereditary and unalterable.” This has been proven in acts such as The Holocaust and Jim Crow laws. The Holocaust was a movement lead by Adolf Hitler by the belief that Jews were the reason that
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Gender discrimination. Although, gender discrimination can appear from both sides of the spectrum males can discriminate against females and females can discriminate against males as well. The most common place for gender discrimination is the workplace. It is harder for a woman to get hired onto a job because of working conditions and safety precautions since women are considered to be more frail than men, and it’s easier for a man to receive a pay raise or a promotion over woman. Women are often discriminated against in corporate and industrial occupations which are considered white and blue collar jobs. However, men are discriminated against in pink collar jobs such as: nursing, teaching, personal care aids and even receptionists. To the average American these a women oriented jobs that aren’t suited for males, so if a man were try to apply the application would be denied with a recommendation for a more idealized job. Gender based discrimination is the worst type since it is based upon morals and religious faiths. So it is hard to claim discrimination or

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