STIGMA & INCLUSION: Social Stigma – Defining Ourselves in Culture

Social stigma occurs when someone acts differently from those around them, and it can result in a feeling of lower worth. As a culture changes, so do the things that people stigmatize. Within each culture, there are numerous ways that stigma can manifest itself. offers a nuts-and-bolts look at the various types and attributes of social stigma. To view this article, click here.