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Explain in details the origin of discrimination. Include: Historical perspectives, e.g. oppression , Development of prejudice and discrimination

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B. Explain in details the origin of discrimination. Include: * Historical perspectives, e.g. oppression * Development of prejudice and discrimination There are many different people living together in one society, everyone with their own traditions and culture such as Hindus, Muslims and even Christians. There are many people living in that society who think their belief or religion is superior to others which are a wrong think to have prejudiced about. This is one of the reasons why living in same society makes some one far from each other mind wise. People who have prejudice against people's belief and religion are absolutely wrong and can lead to further discrimination or abusive behavior. Historical Perspective and oppression: Many years ago slave trade was one of the main oppression that took place in this world. People should to sell slave in order to get food like sugar. The owners of the slave took their chosen slaves out of their houses without their permission and started to abuse them. They didn't care if they were dead or alive. All that mattered to them was if they were doing their job properly or not. ...read more.

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Service users make fun out of her and also leave her out in any discussion that take place between them. Care workers should make sure that service users do not discriminate her regardless of any matter. They are being unfair and also have prejudice against her that she is stupid and doesn't know anything as she is from foreign country. Development of prejudice and discrimination: Prejudice can occur in people's minds easily as they can easily judge them without knowing them so quickly. Prejudice can be towards bad things or good things such as having prejudice towards a lady who walking down the street is smart clothing thinking she is a business woman. Not having prejudice toward someone can mean that they are not labeling the opposite person as lower then them. Prejudice can also lead to very badly discriminating the other person. Prejudice can also make person treat the other person less as they might think they are superior to them, it can also make a person hate that opposite person for no reason whatsoever which can also lead to physical abuse. When children are growing up they hear their parents, siblings or friends having prejudice toward anther member. ...read more.

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Most people start to discriminate them as they think that people with disability have an also mental issue which is also a form of discrimination. Discriminating what sex service users are can is also form of discrimination. Some people might have prejudice toward those who are bisexual or homosexual as they would class them as abnormal people, by throwing verbal comments at them which can sometimes lead to physical abuse. Care workers should always make sure they don't get influence by other people as care workers responsibility is to prevent any type of discrimination not promote it. Service users have the right to make choice of their sexuality. When care workers are not ignoring service users, neglecting them or verbally harassing them is called Quality of care. Cheryl from Queensland is homosexual; she has the right to be one if she chooses to be one. No one in Queensland can say to her to change her sexuality. If service users start to disrespect her or throw negative comments at her, she has the right to complain in the complain procedure or tell one of the care workers to solve this matter out between them. "If sexuality discrimination takes place in any of the following situations it is illegal and you may be able to take action about it." (http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/wales/your_rights/discrimination/discrimination_because_of_sexuality. ...read more.

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