consciousness-raising


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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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Freedman's book on feminist consciousness-raising (CR) groups is ultimately about the power of personal storytelling among women in safe and supportive spaces.
All the feminist consciousness-raising meetings we have organised started with the 'Who am l?
Seyla Benhabib (1996) expands the categories of communication that can be used to deliberate across difference to include consciousness-raising as well as storytelling.
He also suggests that an appreciation of the faith perspectives and these critiques is relevant to the consciousness-raising project of the Left.
This dissertation provides an ethnographic account of the role of music in the construction of Black identity, cultural resistance, community, and consciousness-raising in Salvador Bahia, Brazil.
She supposedly confided during a feminist consciousness-raising session, "My biggest regret is I never got to f*** Che Guevara.
As activism and consciousness-raising helped achieve a degree of equity young women today may take for granted, Kelly's attention shifted, though always with a concern to show the internalization of patriarchal ideology.
CDD/Bolivia was responsible for the costs of the medical supplies used in taking the samples and also undertook an informative, consciousness-raising campaign among the women of Villa Apana over the course of the year.
As a member of the Gay Liberation Front (1969-1972), which embraced a radical political analysis of the queer past facilitated through consciousness-raising, I and my radical brothers and sisters saw the evidence of this kind of denial all around us and could read it in the cover-ups, and in the language, of our society.
This joyous, poetic celebration of children's skin and hair colors around the world is a modern classic of multicultural consciousness-raising, and an inspirational read-aloud.
It's one of a handful, of energy-generating floors in the world, most still experimental Watt, which is part consciousness-raising and part green-energy experiment, describes itself as "'the first sustainable dance club.
It is debatable whether Worcester needs to go, or should go, as far as Raleigh has, but a little consciousness-raising on the issue would be a good place to start.