A Framework for Thinking About Oppression and Its Change

  title={A Framework for Thinking About Oppression and Its Change},
  author={Morton Deutsch},
  journal={Social Justice Research},
  • M. Deutsch
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Political Science
  • Social Justice Research
This paper provides a framework for thinking about oppression and how to overcome it. It considers the value premise underlying the use of the term “oppression.” It then discusses the nature of oppression, the forms it takes, and what keeps it in place. In its final two sections, it focuses on awakening the sense of injustice and the strategies and tactics for overcoming injustice. 

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