Reverse Discrimination

Reverse Discrimination

Definition of Reverse Discrimination

The Canada social science dictionary [1] provides the following meaning of Reverse Discrimination: Discrimination against a privileged group in order to correct previous discrimination against a disadvantaged group. The accusation of ‘reverse discrimination’ is often directed against those favoring equity programs or affirmative action programs. See: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION in this legal dictionary and in the world encyclopedia of law.

Reverse Discrimination: Resources

Notes and References

  • Drislane, R., & Parkinson, G. (2016). (Concept of) Reverse Discrimination. Online dictionary of the social sciences. Open University of Canada






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