Characteristics or qualities
Strong beliefs or values
A person's perception and expression of his or her own qualities and membership in a group.
Activities a person likes to spend time doing or ideas he or she likes to explore.
The combined qualities of an individual person
A system of beliefs and practices related to belief in a deity or reality beyond human understanding.
When one idea or aspect of someone or a culture is more obvious or important than others. Ex: When Jen plays soccer, her identity as a soccer played becomes more salient.
A process by which a person takes an active role in a creating his or her identity.
A person responsible for the care of an infant or child.
A question that can be answered with a simple yes or no.
A relevant question that is posed directly after a response to another question; it usually seeks to clarify or explore a topic further.
Something passed on from an ancestor or from the past.
A question that cannot be answered with a simple yes or no.
Stories collected through interviews with living people.
The process by which a person learns values, behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs that influence how he or she thinks, feels, and acts.
The act of telling stories, often with the impact of passing on values, attitudes, and beliefs.
The process by which important traditions, behaviors, and stories are passed from generation to generation.
Systematic mistreatment of people who are of Jewish heritage.
Systematic mistreatment based on membership in a lower socioeconomic class.
A shared identity based on cultural elements such as heritage, language, and religion.
The qualities, behaviors, and thoughts associated with sex of a person.
An organization with a specific purpose. Ex: Schools, hospitals, etc.
Systematic fear and mistreatment of people of the Islamic faith or of Middle Eastern descent.
classifies people according to ethnic background and physical characteristics.
Refusal to tolerate any religious beliefs other than one's own.
Systematic mistreatment based on gender, historically against women.
The strength of a person's or a group's rights and formal and informal privileges in society.
The process by which one adopts societal values, behaviors, and attitudes through contact with institutions, businesses, and the media.
A social identity group that somehow benefits or otherwise gains advantages or privileges from the oppression of another group.
Systematic mistreatment based on membership in a particular social identity group.
A social identity group that is targeted or object of oppression; a group that is systematically mistreated.
The process by which a child learns values, behaviors, and attitudes from his or her caretakers.
A category of identity based on membership in a group. Ex: male or female, black or white.
The theory that direst contact between hostile groups will reduce prejudice when the groups are fairly equal in status and there is personal interaction between group members in cooperative activities.
Mistreatment of an individual group based on membership in a social identity group.
Domination over the people.
An unjustifiably hostile or negative attitude toward a group or its individual members.
A belief about the person attributes of the members of a particular group of people.
The tendency to blame social problems on a certain group in order to divert attention from one's own failings.