disproportion

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Synonyms for disproportion

Synonyms for disproportion

the condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree

Antonyms for disproportion

lack of proportion

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Schwartz A, 'Connective complexity: African American adolescents and the relational context of kinship foster care', in Green D, Belanger K, McRoy R and Bullard L (eds), Challenging Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare: Research, policy, and practice, Washington, DC: CWLA Press, 2011
In addition to the consideration raised above regarding ending wars in general, there is a peculiar, and possibly more important, moral issue that arises when a war that satisfies just cause should be ended on grounds of the unlikelihood of success or disproportionality.
Furthermore, since actual attitudes, emotions, cognitions, or practices are not included in the instrument, evaluators and administrators may want to utilize existing tools or develop new tools to assess more micro processes that are likely to directly impact disproportionality and disparity numbers.
Secretary General Ban Ki Moon condemned ''the indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas militants and the disproportionality of the continuing Israeli military operation.
At the start of the council meeting, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned "the indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas militants and the disproportionality of the continuing Israeli military operation.
Although the basic assumption has long been that environmental impacts are proportionate to overall levels of economic activity, recent findings show striking levels of disproportionality between economic benefit and environmental harm.
If this was true, it was evidence of disproportionality and would help prove the contention that black people are treated differently in the police.
HHS provides information and technical assistance, but states reported that they had limited capacity to analyze their own data and formulate strategies to address disproportionality.
It was also argued on behalf of Chambers that the lifetime ban was contrary to UK and EU Competition Law, with which I would entirely agree, for the same legal reasons, namely disproportionality and the limits on the so-called 'sporting exception' in Competition Law matters.
I think that drugs have played a significant role in the phenomena of disproportionality," Sophy said.
9) In either case, this source would allow courts to apply ACCA's requirements on a national level consistently and with a narrow scope--reducing disproportionality in sentencing, increasing the deterrent effectiveness of ACCA, and accomplishing Congress's goal of selective incapacitation of the worst, most unrehabilitative of career criminals.
24) In New Jersey, where racial disproportionality in highway stops was challenged in court, the state never conducted the kind of statistical analysis that would be needed for an actuarially-based profile.
senior director for systems improvement and disproportionality at Casey Family Programs, says the reasons black children are overrepresented are numerous.
Ratna Dutt, director of the Race Equality Foundation, said: "There has always been disproportionality in the police's stop and search numbers and now, as it has always been, it is completely inappropriate.