Becoming an ally: breaking the cycle of oppression in people

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Zed Books, 2002 - Political Science - 188 pages
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This new edition of a classic book, expanded to encompass the last seven years of work, experiences, and insight, looks specifically at addressing oppression in people. By narrowing the focus, Anne Bishop again raises a number of questions concerning where oppression comes from: Has it always been with us as a part of 'human nature'? What can we do to change it? What does individual healing have to do with the struggles for social justice?

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This book was really amazing! For me it was a serious education around working as an ally, a reminder about the interconnectedness of various opressions, and a reminder not to take part in the race to ... Read full review

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Contents
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Preface to the First Edition
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Chapter
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Copyright

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