Ch.3 Class Notes

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

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Perla Mydory Aparicio Social Work 1-26-2011 Chapter 3 Why SW interested 1. Social Policy- affirmative action, A.O.A, Immigration 2. Individual Development or Initial Discrimination 3. Relationships Between Dominant and Subordinate groups Discrimination- act of treating people differently based on the fact that they belong to some group (Difference between discrimination and prejudice is action, prejudice is a way of thinking Oppression- new laws to deal with certain types of people Marginalization-groups that have less power and view is less important (natives Americans) Alienation- How you see yourself Prejudice- opinion about a person or group that is not based on fact (Philosophy) Stereotypes- fixed mental image about a group based on one attribute/ overly simplistic then apply to everyone Measuring Prejudice Social Distance -Refers to how closely people are willing to interact with members of some category from close friend to co-worker to bar from country
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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.

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

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