Ch.3 Book Notes

Ch.3 Book Notes - Perla Mydory Aparicio Social Work...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Perla Mydory Aparicio Social Work 1-26-2011 Ch. 3 Empowerment and Human Diversity Discrimination, Oppression. Marginalization, Alienation, Stereotypes, and Prejudice Discrimination- act of treating people differently based on the fact that they belong to some group rather than the merit. Oppression- putting extreme limitations and constraints on some person, group, or system. Marginalization- condition of having less power and being viewed as less important than others in the society because of belonging to some group or having some characteristic (racial, economic, ethnic, or political) Alienation-like marginalization, feeling that you dont fit in or arent treated as well as others in the mainstream of society Economic deprivation- condition of having inadequate or unjust access to financial resources Poverty- condition of not having enough money to buy things that are considered necessary and desirable Stereotypes- fixed mental picture of member of some specified group based on some attribute or attributes that reflect an overly simplified view of that group, without consideration or appreciation of individual differences Prejudice- like stereotype, but it is a way of thinking not an act Populations at risk and social and economic Justice Populations at risk- people at greater risk of deprivation and unfair treatment because they share some identifiable characteristic that places them in a diverse group o Age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity. Gender, gender identity and expression, immigration status, political ideology, race, religion, sex , sexual orientation are factors that characterize diversity...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course SW 2301 taught by Professor Robertwood during the Winter '11 term at Texas Tech.

Page1 / 5

Ch.3 Book Notes - Perla Mydory Aparicio Social Work...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online