Heightism is prejudice or discrimination against individuals based on height. In principle it refers to discriminatory treatment against individuals whose height is not within the normal acceptable range of height in a population. Height discrimination is most common among shorter than average men.
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  • Does Height Really Determine Career Success?

    …, Tom Cruise, and Zac Efron are below average. (One of my personal favorites, Kit Harrington aka Jon Snow, is 5′ 8″ as well.) Film producer Brian Hennessey sums up a common explanation: “The dynamic of ‘shorter’ actors is mostly a result of practicality. There is more of an abundance of actors and actresses of average height so they are easier…

    Shane Snow/ The Content Strategist- 16 readers -
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