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Prejudice, Stigma, Bias, Discrimination, and Health

Paradies, Yin; Bastos, Joao Luiz; Priest, Naomi


Prejudice, stigma, bias, and discrimination are all expressions of oppression, “a concept that describes a relationship between groups or categories of people in which a dominant group benefits from the systematic abuse, exploitation, and injustice directed toward a subordinate group” (Johnson, 2000, p. 293). While a myriad of typologies exist concerning definitions and manifestations of prejudice, stigma, bias, and discrimination, in the public health literature, oppression is frequently...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Prejudice
DOI: 10.1017/9781316161579.025


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