(noun) Discrimination that gives one sex preferential treatment over another sex.
Audio Pronunciation: (sex·ual dis·crim·in·ation)
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- Plural: sexual discriminations
- A (noun) sexual discriminator (verb) discriminates in a sexual discriminatory or (adjective) sexual discriminative manner.
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How to Cite the Definition of Sexual Discrimination
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “sexual discrimination.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/sexual-discrimination/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
sexual discrimination. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/sexual-discrimination/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “sexual discrimination.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/sexual-discrimination/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“sexual discrimination.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/sexual-discrimination/>.