- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Prejudice refers to judgements (usually adverse) about an individual or group based on limited knowledge and/or stereotypes. Discrimination is the unfair treatment of a person or group based on such prejudice.

Longer explanation

The easiest people to understand, the easiest to have empathy for, and the ...

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