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Unformatted text preview: duction of the status quo and the power held by the privileged This is a vehicle for the privileged to justify their power Because we have dehumanized and rendered the oppressed in a onedown space as one of inferiority Lets the privileged bypass the immorality of their superiority, letting them ignore cognitive dissonance of injustice of superior/inferior systems
Even lets the privileged take on the savior role as one of civilizing, helping and placating the Discussion: How does dominant discourse show up in RF sites? Added features? How is the service itself constructed? Innocent “Helping” in untroubled manner Beyond reproach If clients complain – being “ungrateful” or “oppositional” If staff complain – being “duped” or “bleeding heart” AntiOppressive Ally Skills
Work through resistance (yours and others)...
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2013 for the course SW 590 taught by Professor Anncurrystevens during the Summer '12 term at Portland State.
- Summer '12