VOCABULARY 1

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DIVERSITY . Many States considered that cultural diversity is part of the common heritage of mankind, and have policies or attitudes favourable to it.
PLURALISM Cultural pluralism is a term used when smaller groups within a larger society maintain their unique cultural identities, and their values and practices are accepted by the wider culture provided they are consistent with the laws and values of the wider society.
EXCLUSION Social exclusion mean the lack of participation of segments of the population in the social, economic and cultural life of their societies because the lack of rights, resources and basic capabilities
ASSIMILATION Cultural assimilation is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or culture come to resemble those of another group.
STEREOTYPES In social psychology, a stereotype is a thought that can be adopted about specific types of individuals or certain ways of doing things. These thoughts or beliefs may or may not accurately reflect reality.
PREJUDICE A prejudice is the process of formation of a concept or opinion on something in advance. In psychological terms, is an unconscious mental activity which distorts perception.
HOSTILE Quality of hostile. "seemed determined to keep a State which, although strictly speaking could not tick of open hostility, suffered from all the problems of alienation and contempt"
VANDALISM Attitude or inclination to commit destructive actions against public property without regard to others.
ARSON Arson is the crime of intentionally, deliberately and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, dumpsters, vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage.
PHYSICAL VIOLENCE It is any act or omission damaging psychological stability, which can consist of: negligence, abandonment, repeated neglect, celotipia, insults, humiliations, devaluation, marginalization, indifference, etc and is not well
HUNGER World hunger is a problem that afflicts many countries and which also given reference to one of the worst problems in the world.
HOMELESSNESS Homelessness is the condition of people without a regular dwelling. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure and adequate housing, or lack "fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence.
GETTOS A ghetto is a separate area for the home of a particular ethnic, cultural or religious group, voluntarily or involuntarily, in greater or lesser seclusion.
APARTHEID Basically, this system consisted in the creation of separate places, both housing as study or pleasure, for different racial groups, in the exclusive power of the white race to vote and the prohibition of marriages or even sexual relations between whites and blacks.
SUBCULTURE In sociology and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.
PROTEST REGIMEN Exponer una persona de forma vehemente su queja, oposición o disconformidad por algo que considera injusto, inadecuado, ilegal, etc.
SEGREGATION Segregation is the separation of humans into ethnic or racial groups in daily life. It may apply to activities such as eating in a restaurant, drinking from a water fountain, using a public toilet, attending school, going to the movies, riding on a bus, or in the rental or purchase of a home.
TYRANNY in the sense that was given to the term in ancient Greece, was the regime of absolute power, usually one-man, established by a tyrant; the ruler who had agreed to power through violence, overthrowing the previous Government of a polis
BOYCOTT A boycott is an act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social or political reasons
TREASON In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one's nation or sovereign.Historically, treason also covered the murder of specific social superiors, such as the murder of a husband by his wife or that of a master by his servant.
REVOLUTION A revolution is a fundamental change in political power or organizational structures that takes place in a relatively short period of time when the population rises up in revolt against the current authorities.
RECONCILIATION Reconciliation is the «restoration of harmony and friendship among two or more feuding parties»
CHURCH A church building, often simply called a church, is a building used for religious activities, particularly worship services. The term in its architectural sense is most often used by Christians to refer to their religious buildings; they can be used by other religions.
SYNAGOGUE Synagogues are consecrated spaces used for the purpose of prayer, Torah reading, study and assembly; however a synagogue is not necessary for worship.
MOSQUE There are strict and detailed requirements in Sunni fiqh for a place of worship to be considered a mosque, with places that do not meet these requirements regarded as musallas.
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