Daily Archives: 2021-08-25

How is stigma created?

How is stigma created? Stigma is a mark of disgrace that sets a person apart from others. When a person is labelled by their illness they are no longer seen as an individual but as part of a stereotyped group. Negative attitudes and beliefs toward this group create prejudice which leads to negative actions and […]

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Why is gun control important?

Why is gun control important? Proponents of increased gun control in the United States argue that limiting access to guns will save lives and reduce crime; opponents insist that it would actually do the opposite by preventing law-abiding citizens from defending themselves against armed criminals. How is gun control a social issue? One reason why […]

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