Children's Unique Circumstances of Power, Privilege and Identity


This inforgraphic lists some of the factors creating unique social ciercumstances experienced by children, including structural forces, types of discrimination, and aspects of identity.

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Children's Unique Circumstances of Power, Privilege and Identity

 

Structural Forces:

  • Colonization
  • Politics
  • Globalization
  • Capitalism
  • War
  • Foster Care System
  • Education System
  • Economy
  • Legal System
  • Child welfare System
  • Immigration Systems


Types of Discrimination:

  • Ethnocentrism
  • Transphobia
  • Ageism
  • Homophobia
  • Ableism
  • Racism
  • Discrimination
  • Heterosexism
  • Sexism
  • Classism
  • Social Exclusion


Aspects of Identity:

  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Family Structure
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Religion
  • Developmental Level
  • Age
  • Indigeneity
  • Gender
  • Geographic Location
  • Peer Pressure
  • Citizenship Status
  • Refugee Status
  • Disability
  • Parental Characteristics (e.g. substance abuse)
  • Spirituality
  • Gender Identity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Food/Housing Insecurity

This infographic emerged from Issue-Based Newsletter 15: Intersectionality.