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By doing so, they stigmatize homophobic Asians for losing their cultural identity and "buying into" western thinking.
These results suggest that participants tend to stigmatize harder drugs similarly at high levels, but do not stigmatize marijuana to the same extent.
Within news coverage, framing elements such as overt metaphors, exemplars, depictions, and visual images can serve to stigmatize a disease (Gamson & Modigliani, 1989).
You think that no one could be so churlish as to stigmatize our seniors?
The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said in a statement that the program would also "make teachers an extension of law enforcement and may stigmatize and increase bullying of Muslim students." The group added that this FBI initiative "fails to deal with the main threat to students, that of school shootings" rather than terror attacks.
14 ( ANI ): Negative ads that stigmatize obesity or individuals struggling with their weight, asking fat people to stop eating outside really do not work, a new study has found.
It is also considered politically incorrect to use hurtful language against members of identifiable groups, and to stigmatize, exclude and alienate them.
Collective decisions to stigmatize some behaviors, such as smoking cigarettes and using illicit drugs, actually benefit public health, he points out.
Here, too, traits at the sub-individual level are less likely than before to be raised to master status and stigmatize the person as abnormal.
These organizations have worried that a focus on psychological ills would stigmatize refugee groups and discourage host countries from letting them in, says Westermeyer, who treats refugees living in the Minneapolis area.
Although ritual combat was deemed a civilizing replacement for brawls and feuds, a larger cultural and political process emerged to stigmatize duels and other staged combats.
"It's about the use of homophobic behavior to stigmatize any man who doesn't meet gender stereotypes for masculinity," she said.