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Explorations in Privilege, Oppression and Diversity

3.95  ·  Rating Details  ·  19 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
EXPLORATION IN PRIVILEGE, OPPRESSION AND DIVERSITY features mental health practitioners' and faculty members' personal stories of people becoming aware of their own privilege and discovering what it means to become an ally and show personal compassion to those who are different and discriminated against because of that difference. In acknowledgement of the challenging proc ...more
Paperback, 201 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Brooks Cole
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Dani
Mar 21, 2013 Dani rated it really liked it
Shelves: psychology
Fantastic exploration of privilege, diversity, and oppression through a wide array of personal stories accompanied by theoretical/academic introductions. I feel as though the stories humanize and personalize the concepts raised in the theoretical portions of the book. My only quibble (4 stars instead of 5) is that I wish there had been an even wider array of perspectives and demographics addressed, and I wanted more in-depth explorations of the issues that were addressed. As an introductory prim ...more
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Nov 04, 2008 Alyssa rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: social workers, counselors, anyone interested in diversity issues
Recommended to Alyssa by: Professor Pilaro
Shelves: school
excellent personal accounts of privilege and opression.
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