Essays about: "definition structural oppression"

Found 2 essays containing the words definition structural oppression.

  1. 1. Persecuted by Structural Violence: Problematizing the Field of Forced Migration

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Sisse Nat-George; [2013]
    Keywords : Structural violence; forced migration; narratives; sub-Saharan Africa; Structural violence; forced migration; narratives; sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis challenges the conventional theory of forced migration by expanding the narrow definition of violence that prevails, not only within international refugee legislation, but also within the academic field of migration. As such, this thesis argues that by limiting the scope of forced migration only to include victims of direct personal violence, manifested in physical harm, we are neglecting the victims of indirect structural violence, that is, the violence of oppression and inequality, where insights and resources are monopolized by a certain group within society, making access unattainable for others. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oppression : A New Definition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Praktisk filosofi

    Author : Ursula Egidius; [2007]
    Keywords : Oppression; ; Feminism; ; Social Institution; ; Privilege; ; Social group; ; Social structure; Systematic philosophy; ethics; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to conclude with a new definition of oppression. The project is descriptive and analytical; the ambition is to construct a definition that correctly captures the social structures involved and that the definition can be of help in the emancipatory struggle of oppressed groups. READ MORE