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SLWK 311: Social Work and Oppressed Groups

General terms

  • ingroup
  • labeling
  • privilege
  • marginal*           
  • master status
  • microaggression
  • oppress*
  • outgroup
  • power*
  • scapegoat*
  • social bias
  • stereotyp*
  • stigma
  • prejudice            
  • xenophobia                

Choosing relevant search terms

Age

age discrimination    

ageism        

elderly     

elderspeak   

senior citizens

older people     

Sex and Gender

gender dichotomy

gender discrimination

gender inequality  

sex discrimination     

sexism   

Disability

ableism    

disabled     

developmentally impaired     

physically disabled      

visually impaired     

hearing impaired

Sexual Orientation

assigned gender

bisexual    gay   homosexual 

cis gender

gender dysphoria

gender expression

heterosexism    homophobia   heteronormative 

lesbian   lgbt   lgbtq   

sexual minorit* 

sexual orientation

transgender*

transsexual*

 

Race/ ethnicity

racism   

race discrimination      

race relations    

skin color

ethnic identity     ethnic minority

african american*    black*    

hispanic    latino   latina  

native american

majority minority relations

Socio-economic

classism    poverty   social class   socioeconomic disadvantage   

socioeconomic disparities    

socioeconomic inequality  

socioeconomic position

status differences   

occupational status  

occupational prestige

Religion

religious discrimination    

religious minorities 

religious persecution    

islam*  muslim

jew*   judaism   anti-semitism   

atheis*

 

Suggested Terms

labeling

privilege

marginal*

scapegoat*

master status

social bias

oppress*

stereotyp*

power   powerlessness

stigma

prejudice

xenophobia

microaggression

 

 

 

 

 

 

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