microaggression

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microaggression

An action that is deemed to be a subtle or indirect expression of bigoted or discriminatory views or attitudes. You may think your little digs against women are funny, but to your female co-workers, they're sexist microaggressions. Today's speaker is addressing microaggressions and racism.
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Managers need to be trained on the shifting boundaries between what could have represented the voicing of a different perspective but now could be perceived as a "micro-aggression."
This means going against the tide of self-defeating "micro-aggression" that shames Filipino cuisine into obscurity just because it is perceived to be too aberrant, unworthy of the mainstream Western palate.
But the jury understood that racism today is often subtle, and that things like micro-aggression and implicit bias are still wrong and need to be eliminated from the workplace."
The PM clearly stepping out of his constitutional legal jurisdiction and principles of democracy in his fit of micro-aggression bears testament to their 'judicial acumen' exhibited in matter already.
3 The shop promoted anti-bias and micro-aggression avoidance at the Institute of Communication Agencies' Agency Transformation Summit in Toronto.
This silence, as the authors note, is in itself a form of micro-aggression. The Equity Myth provides ample evidence to demonstrate that our lived experiences inform our workplace relations.
Weiss stood accused of committing a hateful micro-aggression against the Olympian by referring to her as an immigrant when in fact she had been born in the United States.
Its various attacks on my mind, from micro-aggression to economic hardship to isolation, caused my mental illness and my ejection from that society.
Examining race and micro-aggression in liberal Berkeley.
As an immigrant, Araullo has encountered discrimination, but he calls it as micro-aggression. Micro-aggressions are subtle instances of racism and discrimination.
Alito mocked the University of California's suggestion that the term "melting pot" was a micro-aggression offending minorities.
Jeanine Weekes Schroer examines scientific research on racism obtained through the lens of stereotype threat and micro-aggression. She understands these lenses as attempting to quantify the phenomenological aspects of felt racism, while also teasing out their differential successes and limitations.
Further, the authors argue, the security of women is violated through gender inequality, which is itself buttressed by and constitutive of three specific forms of "micro-aggression" against women (p.
Behavior that was once considered an insensitive gaff is now considered to fall under the category of micro-aggression and instead of expecting to encounter different perspectives, students reject any viewpoint that's different as an assault on their human rights.