SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION

the differential treatment of a person based on their social class, cultural background, education, etc. See discrimination.

SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION: "Joe suffered social discrimination as he was a mental patient."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-discrimination/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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