- The concept of diversity means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing individual differences along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.
- Primary dimensions are those that cannot be changed e.g., age, ethnicity, gender, physical abilities/qualities, race and sexual orientation.
- Secondary dimensions are those that can be changed, e.g., educational background, geographic location, income, marital status, parental status, religious beliefs, and work role/experiences.
- Includes knowing how to relate to those qualities and conditions that are different from our own and outside the groups to which we belong.
Sets of policy, definitions, action-plans and steps to map out, support and protect diversity in different dimensions such as age, gender ethnicity etc in any organization, society or area.
Obtaining factual knowledge by magical means which have no apparent empirical connection to the information sought.
DIVISION OF LABOR
The division of tasks in a society between women and men, old and young, ability, knowledge, experience.
Public dichotomy-Contrast between women's role in the home and men's role in public life, with a corresponding social devaluation of women's work and worth.
When humans intervene in the breeding patterns of plants or animals.
A technique for eliciting compliance by making a very large initial request, which the recipient is sure to turn down, followed by a smaller request.
- A marital exchange in which the wife's family provides substantial gifts of money, goods or property to the husband's family.
- The opposite direction, property given to the bride by the groom, is called dower.
The rational allocation of scarce means (or resources) to alternative ends (or uses); often considered the subject matter of economics.
A population's system of production, distribution, and consumption of resources.
A society without formalized differences in the access to power, influence, and wealth.
- Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.
- One of the seven fundamental value dimensions of Shalom Schwartz measuring how other people are recognized as moral equals.
- Latin for I.
- In kinship charts, the point from which one views an egocentric genealogy.
- A structured approach to the exploration of causal relationships between variables through the examination of contingency tables.
- By introducing third variables to bivariate tabulations, arguments about causal direction and spuriousness are tested.
- The logic of this approach underlies most multivariate statistical analysis.
One of the seven fundamental value dimensions of Shalom Schwartz describing people as part of a collective.