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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Keith Parry, Cardiff City Councillor for Fairwater (Plaid Cymru) TV guilty of reverse discrimination? THE national media and various activists have made everyone aware that "this sceptred isle" has a population made up of all ages, drawn from many countries and ethnic groups with a wide variety of skin colours, who can practise religion in total freedom and enjoy privacy in their personal and sex lives.
This is a perfect example of reverse discrimination and that should stop because it is destroying these beloved comic book characters.
(https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/16/us/mrs-america-ceo-racist-accusations/index.html) He told CNN the accusations were "untruthful, self-serving, nonsense bordering on reverse discrimination."
Hwang said over 90 percent of member companies in the association have been in compliance with the measure, but added they are facing reverse discrimination because foreign game companies don't necessary follow the guideline.
More recently, human rights laws have officially recognized that ameliorative programs are not a form of "reverse discrimination".
Alaska Airlines took a different approach to the problem earlier this year when it banned a San Diego man from flying on the carrier following allegations that he harassed a flight attendant -- an accusation he said is unfounded and is "reverse discrimination against men."
Furthermore, the 82 per cent English majority should make sure that there is no reverse discrimination.
One hundred years after Balfour's support for a home (and not a homeland) for Jews in Palestine on condition that Palestinian Arabs also enjoy rights, little has been done to reverse discrimination against Arabs in Israel and the occupation of Palestinian land in the West Bank (including Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip).
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. Justice Lewis Powell called racial preferences "odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality" - and that was in the 1978 opinion that first upheld affirmative action as constitutional.
Coming out strongly against Ratan Tata's pitch to scrap 5/20 norm for airlines, the Federation of Indian Airlines today said the removal of the rule would lead to higher airfares and result in "reverse discrimination".
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.