Looks at how language contributes to discrimination. Provides quidelines on how to avoid discriminatory language relating to sex, race, ethnicity and disability. Section on how to develop such guidelines in organisations.
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What is discriminatory language?
Should discriminatory language be avoided?
Part B Guidelines for the use of nondiscriminatory language
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