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Discrimination, Aggression & Conflict - Chapter Summary
In the video lessons of this chapter, expert instructors discuss discrimination, prejudice, stereotyping, ineffective group communication, internal conflict and signs of aggression. Learn about peer pressure, strategies for coping with bullying and the history of cybercrime, in addition to discovering some of the ways conflict is prevented and reduced.
If you come up with any questions while watching the video lessons, you may send them to our instructors for clarification. After you have finished this chapter you should have a mastery of:
- Types of discrimination and laws that protect people from them
- The difference between discrimination, prejudice and stereotypes
- Types of peer pressure
- Five factors that are needed for effective cooperation between groups
- Reactive and proactive aggression
- Different types of crimes committed against people
- Types of bullying and ways to address them
- Family counseling processes and approaches
When you finish these video lessons, you can take lesson quizzes to reinforce what you have learned. These quizzes will also help you identify areas that require further review. You can use the timeline's jump feature to go straight to key topics in the lesson videos, or read over the lesson transcripts to fortify your understanding of discrimination, aggression and conflict.
1. What Is Discrimination? - Definition & Examples
Discrimination is the act of treating someone differently or unjustly based upon some characteristic. Learn about legal and illegal discrimination, federal laws that protect us from being discriminated against, and more.
2. Prejudice, Discrimination & Stereotypes: Definitions & Examples
There are many different types of people in the world. What happens when one person thinks or feels a certain way about an entire group of people? Watch this lesson to find out about stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination.
3. What is Peer Pressure? - Definition & Explanation
In this lesson, you'll learn who your peers are and how they can pressure you into actions that you wouldn't normally do -- peer pressure. We'll cover types of peer pressure and who is most likely to experience it.
4. Ineffective Group Communication in Groups
Ineffective group communication can dramatically impact the productivity and workplace success of a company. There are five factors that need to be addressed in order for groups to work together effectively.
5. Aggressive Behavior: Definition, Types & Signs
Aggressive behaviors are those that are hostile and violate other people's rights. Learn about reactive and proactive aggressive behaviors, the mental disorders associated with aggressive behavior, and more, in this lesson.
6. Crimes Against Persons: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will learn about crimes against people. We will look at what these crimes are and what they mean and take a closer look at some specific examples.
7. What is Cybercrime? - Definition, History, Types & Laws
In this lesson, you'll learn what constitutes cybercrime and examine its historical origins. You'll also look at the different types of cybercrime and the laws governing this type of crime.
8. Internal Conflict: Definition, Types & Example
Internal conflict results in having to choose between what two opposing desires. This lesson looks at the different types of internal conflict, including examples, to help you understand the concept more fully.
9. What is Bullying? - Definition, Types & Coping Strategies
In this lesson, we examine different forms of bullying and identify those who are more likely to be bullies, as well as those who are more likely to be victimized. We also discuss warning signs and how we can help others cope with bullying.
10. What Is Conflict Management? - Definition, Styles & Strategies
Wherever there are people, there always will be conflict. Managers have to deal with conflict in the workplace every day. Conflict management is the ability to be able to identify and handle conflicts sensibly, fairly, and efficiently.
11. The Process of Family Counseling
Counseling a family requires understanding of both individual and family patterns. This lesson explains several theoretical approaches that guide counselors in assessing family problems and treating them.
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