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01:37 Oppression A system of social inequality through which one group is positioned to dominate and  benefit from the exploitation and subordination of another Attributes of Oppression Pervasive and systematic Has many manifestations Has consequences for everyone Operates on multiple levels and dimensions We are socialized to accept systems of oppression as normal Double blind Dimensions of oppression Individual- 1 on 1 or small group Institutional- social institutions Cultural- cultural norms and patterns Advantages or benefits afforded to certain people based on their group identity or  status. Privilege/oppression= 2 sides to the same coin. Where oppression exists, so privilege  doesn’t  One can be simultaneously privileged and oppressed.
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Unformatted text preview: 3 Characteristics of systems of privilege Dominated by privileged groups Positions of power tend to be occupied by member of privileged groups. Even if the idea of a certain group only occupy that power. Identified with privileged groups. Privileged groups are the standard of comparison. Cultural ideas about what is a good or normal are associated with privileged groups. Centered on privileged groups. The focus of attention is on privilege groups and their experience represents the human experience. False parallels Creating a common between those who oppress and those who are oppressed. False parallel fail to take history, context, and differences of power into account. 01:37 01:37...
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