Conceptualizing Epistemic Oppression

  title={Conceptualizing Epistemic Oppression},
  author={Kristie Dotson},
  journal={Social Epistemology},
  pages={115 - 138}
Epistemic oppression refers to persistent epistemic exclusion that hinders one’s contribution to knowledge production. The tendency to shy away from using the term “epistemic oppression” may follow from an assumption that epistemic forms of oppression are generally reducible to social and political forms of oppression. While I agree that many exclusions that compromise one’s ability to contribute to the production of knowledge can be reducible to social and political forms of oppression, there… 

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