A system in which one group of people exercises abusive power over others on the basis of skin colour and racial heritage; a set of implicit or explicit beliefs, false assumptions and actions based on an ideology of inherent superiority or one racial or ethnic group over another. Systemic racism is embedded in organizational and institutional structures and programs as well as in individual thought or behaviour patterns.
1. An act of discrimination based on an ideology of racial superiority. 2. The institutionalization of collective prejudice resulting in a system of advantage based on one race having power over others. In the United States, it is the systematic oppression of people of color by white people. This subordination is supported by the actions of individuals, cultural norms and values, and the institutional structures and practices of society.
prejudice and/or discrimination based on the myth of race. Racists believe that some groups are born superior to others, and in the name of protecting their race from "contamination," they justify the domination and destruction of races they consider to be inferior to their own. Racism can be personal or institutional. Personal racism occurs when a person's skin color is the basis for how others perceive him or her. Institutional racism is racial prejudice or discrimination supported by power and authority and used to the advantage of one race over others, as with differential treatment by police or security guards.
Behaviour that humiliates, intimidates, isolates and excludes an individual or group by focusing on that person’s or group’s race, ethnicity, place of origin or skin colour. The behavior includes unwelcome or unwanted verbal, written or physical actions, such as written comments, gestures, threats or spoken abuse.
Any communication, action or course of conduct, whether intentional or unintentional, that denies recognition, benefits, rights of access to any person or community on the basis of their membership or perceived membership in a racial, ethnic or cultural community.
Racism is prejudice or discrimination based on the belief that race is the primary factor determining human traits and abilities. Racism includes the belief that genetic or inherited differences produce the inherent superiority or inferiority of one race over another. In the name of protecting their race from "contamination," some racists justify the domination and destruction of races they consider to be either superior or inferior. Institutional racism is racial prejudice supported by institutional power and authority used to the advantage of one race over others.
Set of beliefs, often negative, held by one group of people or individuals, about another group of people or individuals and based on the perceived racial characteristics of that group or individual. Racism in Australia takes on many forms - attitudinal, institutional and cultural.
is the systematic mistreatment of people of color based on the belief in the inherent superiority of one race and thereby the right to dominance. Racism is one manifestation of institutionalized differences in economic, social, and political power in which members of some ethnic and cultural groups benefit at the expense of others.
A system in which one group of individuals exercises power over another group on the basis of skin colour. A set of actions, erroneous assumptions and implicit or explicit beliefs based on an ideology of inherent superiority of one racial group over another. Racism is manifested within organizational and institutional structures and programs as well as within individual thought or behaviour patterns.
The systematic practice of stereotyping and persecuting people on the basis of their race. Racism remains a central form of ideology today. Cultural Studies has focused on the ways in which racist attitudes and stereotypes are both reinforced by and challenged in popular representations, and institutionalized in a variety of popular cultural practices.
Set of implicit or explicit beliefs, presumptions and actions based upon an ideology of inherent superiority of one racial or ethnic group over another and evident within organizational or institutional structures or programs as well as in individual thought and behaviour patterns.
A philosophyor program of discrimination, segregation, persecution based on the idea of one race being superior to others. Modern scientists consider the concept of "race" to be a false one. The Nazis considered the "Aryan Race," Germanic and Christian, to be destined to rule the world because of its "blood superiority." They considered Jews a race of inferior and ~undesirable subâ€‘humans. They had simiiar views of Gypsies, Poles, Blacks and Slavs.
Prejudice or discrimination based on an individual's race. It can be expressed individually or through institutional policies or practices. Scapegoating: The act of unjustly blaming an individual or group, based on an oversimplified view of a complex problem.
Any attitude, action, or institutional structure that subordinates a person or group because of their color. Racism is not just a matter of attitudes; actions and institutional structures can also be racist.
An assumption that there is an inherent purity and superiority of certain races and inferiority of others. It denotes any attitude, behavior, or institutional structure that subordinates persons or groups because of their race or ethnic background. Such practices can be intentional or unintentional.
The belief that one should be considered as part of a race instead of as an individual, and the actions that result from this belief. See affirmative action. Positive racism : to consider some races superior to others. Negative racism : to consider some races inferior to others.
The subjugation or subordination of a person or group of persons based on their race; belief that one group of people is superior to another and, therefore, have the right to dominate and the power to institute and enforce their prejudices and discriminatory practices on those deemed inferior.
Racism is a prejudice and/or discrimination based on the social construction of "race." Differences in physical characteristics (e.g., skin color, hair texture, eye shape) are used to support a system of inequities.
The belief that human races have distinctive characteristics which determine their respective cultures, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule or dominate others; offensive or aggressive behavior to members of another race stemming from such a belief; a policy or system of government and society based on it. An ideology that gives expression to myths about other racial and ethnic groups, that devalues and renders inferior those groups, that reflects and is perpetrated by deeply rooted historical, social, cultural and power inequalities in society.
Racism stems from a set of implicit or explicit beliefs, erroneous assumptions and actions based upon an ideology of inherent superiority of one racial or ethnic group over another. It is evident within organizational or institutional structures and programs as well as within individual thought or behavioral patterns. Racism is any action or institutional practice, backed by institutional power, which subordinates people because of their color or ethnicity. Racist slurs are insulting or disparaging statements directed towards a particular racial or ethnic group. Racist incidents express racist assumptions and beliefs through banter, racist jokes, name calling, teasing, discourteous treatment, graffiti, stereotyping, threats, insults, physical violence or genocide. The term racist refers to an individual, institution or organization whose beliefs and actions imply or state that certain races have distinctive negative or inferior characteristics.
An organized set of beliefs about the innate inferiority of some racial groups, combined with the power to transform these ideas into practices that can deny or exclude equality of treatment on the basis of race.
Racism is a belief system or doctrine which states that inherent biological differences between human races determine cultural or individual achievement â€” with a corollary that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others.