This section of the website is used to catalogue definitions of terms used throughout this website. To select a word, choose the initial letter of the word below.
Glossary Terms beginning with the letter M :
- Mental impairment
This includes a clinically well-recognised mental illness and what is commonly known as a learning disability.
The act of leaving one country or region to settle in another.
- Minority group
Sociologically, the concept "minority group" does not refer to demographic numbers, but is used for any group which is disadvantaged, underprivileged, excluded, discriminated against, or exploited. As a collective group, a minority occupies a subordinate status in society.