Problem

Derogatory geographical names

Incidence:

In 1993 a checklist of geographical features with names liable to cause offence was produced for Queensland (Australia). Names included such terms as: blackfellow, chinaman, and nigger.

Broader Problems:
Discriminatory use of language
Values:
Derogation
Subject(s):
Geography Geography
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
09.09.2019 – 19:59 CEST