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consciousness-raising

n.
A process, as by group therapy, of achieving greater awareness of one's needs in order to fulfill one's potential as a person.
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Brooks (1991) has observed that intensive marital therapy is frequently too overwhelming for many men and has argued for an initial treatment phase of gender consciousness raising (CR), either through all-male groups (Brooks, 1996) or through gender-informed individual therapy (Brooks, 1998).
Our aim: consciousness raising among creators of mass entertainment.
Consciousness raising as developed during the Women's Movement in the 1960s and 1970s reflects a tradition of coalition work that has been effaced from or simply ignored by dominant conceptualizations of coalition.
SWICA spokesman Steve Fletcher said, ``This year's MAS carnivals will be a unique combination of collective creativity and consciousness raising.
In this second phase, those invited into private space are not strangers but sisters, and the invitation would be not so much into the bathroom, as into the kitchen, the bedroom, the nursery, the laundry room and onto the consciousness raising sofa, one day even onto the mattress.
Through an analysis of MacKinnon's conception of consciousness raising, Part III highlights an internal incoherence that exemplifies the problems we identify in Part II.
A typesetting error in the table of contents lists seven important radical manifestos and four essays on consciousness raising as method as included in Part One.
Factor X mixes labor organizing with consciousness raising.
Key Words: men's studies courses, pedagogy, consciousness raising, male students
Part 2 ("Feminist Justice and Historical Realism") argues that the practice of feminist consciousness raising in the 1960s and 70s presents a paradigm case of the "Hegelian mediation of the universal" discussed in part 1.
Socialization, recreation, and planned learning experiences are natural allies in consciousness raising.
After years of consciousness raising by feminists of both sexes about the inherent juvenility and latent violence underlying most gratuitous sexual comments men make to women, the question is ``why?