Discrimination is problematic mainly because it is dehumanizing. If one person treats another one differently based on race, age or gender, then that person is denying the other their individual human rights. More »

Discrimination can lead to poor physical health, stress, anxiety, depression and decreased enjoyment of social interactions. Discrimination of all kinds can negatively affect relationships, employment and quality of life... More »

Discrimination is the act of treating a person differently — negatively or positively — because of that person's race, class, sexual orientation or gender or any other group to which that person belongs, rather than asse... More »

Discrimination affects members of a society in many different ways, most of them negatively. For people who are being discriminated against, their quality of life and most likely their self-esteem suffer greatly. People ... More »

The National Crime Prevention Council reports that it is important to tolerate diversity because it prevents discrimination and conflicts, enhances personal and professional relationships, promotes equality, allows peopl... More »

Prejudice refers to thoughts and attitudes a person holds toward a group of people, while discrimination refers to actual actions against such a group, as defined by the online Introduction to Sociology textbook from Ope... More »

The anti-apartheid movement was an international response to the formalized discrimination policies of the National Party in South Africa, known as apartheid. The movement grew out of the boycott of South African goods t... More »