reverse discrimination


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reverse discrimination

n.
Discrimination against members of a dominant or majority group, especially when resulting from policies established to correct discrimination against members of a minority or disadvantaged group.

reverse′ discrimina′tion


n.
discrimination against white persons or males resulting from preferential policies intended to remedy past discrimination against minorities or females.
[1965–70]
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The EU has asked the government to stop providing such benefits favoring foreign firms only, claiming it is reverse discrimination against domestic companies.
Like many other white working class people they feel let down by those who push mass immigration that makes poor whites even poorer and suffering reverse discrimination.
The Supreme Court has always been uncomfortable with race-conscious admissions policies, recognizing that they entail what opponents call reverse discrimination.
These stickers that prefer slim and ladies only [in front seats] - which is based on size or gender - is a form of reverse discrimination against fat and male passengers," explained Inton, adding, "They were found violating several anti-discrimination laws in the Philippines.
Coming out strongly against Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata's pitch to scrap the norm, FIA said that the removal of the rule would lead to higher fares and result in reverse discrimination.
Isn't it reverse discrimination to have race-based colleges like HBCUs?
Some claim that affirmative action puts whites or men at an unfair disadvantage, that it can create reverse discrimination or even that it can hurt minorities and women.
Many refer to these as reverse discrimination, but show people of color have equal rights.
The discrimination my Korean friends experienced in Japan compared to the reverse discrimination I experienced as a blond, blue-eyed kid, provided the foundation to my understanding of what it is to be an outsider--an understanding that became woven into the very fabric of my identity.
Is it intent on practising some form of reverse discrimination, proclaiming that "men always had it good I and now it is time for women only to have it good"?
Phil, as the sole man on the Group, needed assurances around reverse discrimination and access to suitable toilet facilities.
Kim Forde-Mazrui -- Professor of Law at the University of Virginia -- argues that potential moral conflict therefore exists between a society's obligation to avoid reverse discrimination and its duty to correct past discrimination.