Sources & Definitions

Definitions

Affirmative Right

A right specifically laid out in the Constitution
 

Case-by-Case

 Taking every case individually, meaning that no judgment can be made for a whole group of people
 

Guardianship

When someone is legally responsible for the care of another
 

Marginalized

Social marginalization happens when a group of people are denied equal and adequate opportunity to determine their treatment by the members of the broader society. It usually includes the lack of representation, recognition of rights and equal redistribution of resources and services

Outmoded Stereotypes

To believe unfairly that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same