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
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Geography Geography
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET