Racial Discrimination


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Racial Discrimination

Deliberate or unintentional preferential or detrimental treatment toward persons of a given race. For example, a person may prefer to hire persons of race A or may be more likely to dismiss persons of race B. In many jurisdictions, racial discrimination is illegal in business settings, though the specific measures taken to prevent it have proven controversial. See also: Affirmative action.
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In determining patient satisfaction with medical care (n=1,748), one study (LaVeist, Nickerson, & Bowie, 2000) reported that African American patients were more likely to report racial discrimination and mistrust.
This is despite the fact that that racial discrimination against the indigenous people of the North East is growing.
It held the World Conference against Racism and Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in 2001.
Cyprus must address the lack of coherence and the fragmentation of legislation relating to racial discrimination by consolidating the relevant laws into a comprehensive and internally consistent legal framework," the report stated.
And in particular we focused on one thing that African-Americans experienced that Whites do not - and that's interpersonal racial discrimination.
Third, the Court looks to crimes against humanity and racial discrimination, finding that these charges do not fall within the jurisdiction of the ATS.
The panel also said Japan needs laws to fight racial discrimination and protect foreign residents and minorities, countering Tokyo's view that a national anti-discrimination law is not necessary.
Turkey signed the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in 1972 and ratified it in 2002.
In particular, this study examines racial discrimination experienced in the context of everyday experiences (e.
This article provides a close look at and an assessment of the nature of racial discrimination in employment in Canada.
Three decades of action by the United Nations to end racism and racial discrimination contributed to ending apartheid in South Africa in the 1990s; but racism and racial discrimination worldwide continues and is on the increase in scope and intensity.
I FIND it interesting in the case of Gillian Gibbons, the teacher jailed for the teddy bear naming incident in the Sudan, that no-one has screamed the words racial discrimination as in the case of the Aberdare schoolgirl banned from school for wearing her religious bracelet which was against the school rules.