On conceptual dichotomies and social oppression

@article{FreibachHeifetz2008OnCD,
  title={On conceptual dichotomies and social oppression},
  author={Dana Freibach-Heifetz and Gila Stopler},
  journal={Philosophy & Social Criticism},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={515 - 535}
}
This article aims to expose the philosophical and cultural mechanisms, which allow some forms of western religion (in this case mainstream Christianity) to join hands with western capitalism in the oppression of women and of the needy. Focusing on the example of the USA, this article claims that both mainstream Christian religion and capitalism perpetuate and entrench discrimination against women and the oppression of the needy through the use of the cultural/philosophical dichotomy between… Expand
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