Essay about Discrimination Worksheet
Write a 100- to 200-word response to each of the following questions. Provide citations for all the sources you use.
• What is discrimination? How is discrimination different from prejudice and stereotyping?
Discrimination is the denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups because of prejudice or for other arbitrary reasons (Schaefer, 2012, pg. 61). In addition, it is when a person treats others unequally based on that person’s differences, or group excluding them from their rights and privileges because of others views. Discrimination can hinder a person from advancing in their life, which will affect their livelihood. Institutional …show more content…
• How is discrimination faced by one identity group (race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability) the same as discrimination faced by another? How are they different?
I believe when being face by one identify remains the same as discriminating faced by another group, because both type groups are being discriminated regardless the way anyone looks at it. They both are being treated unfairly. Only way it is different is depending on the way they are being discriminated against is the way they handle the situation. By it is being in the workplace, or in public. One group may be discriminated because of their age and the other group may be discriminated because of the color of their skin.