Groups and Oppression

@article{Taylor2016GroupsAO,
  title={Groups and Oppression},
  author={Elanor Taylor},
  journal={Hypatia},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={520 - 536}
}
Oppression is a form of injustice that occurs when one social group is subordinated while another is privileged, and oppression is maintained by a variety of different mechanisms including social norms, stereotypes, and institutional rules. A key feature of oppression is that it is perpetrated by and affects social groups. In this article I show that because of the central role that groups play in theories of oppression, those theories face significant, and heretofore mostly unrecognized… 

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