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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A prime example is a 1971 essay by Newton and Shirley Walton on the feminist consciousness-raising groups in which they were participating.
A comprehensive perspective on socio-political suffering and its liberation from the existing exploitative system under global capitalism, a consciousness-raising process in regard to socio-political suffering and its structure, and the emergence of Buddhist base communities struggling for social justice in solidarity with the poor and oppressed are steps toward the construction of a Buddhist social ethics.
The use of new communications technologies for consciousness-raising efforts.
With such persuasive thinking as "support the original company because it is the original," I would think there's an untapped worldwide market for similarly abbreviated religious consciousness-raising trinkets.
It also seems to me questionable to assume that, even in the late 1930s, Wright would have been content with composing a simple textbook piece of communist consciousness-raising propaganda without in some way bringing forth the critical questions and reservations about the position of African Americans in the American communist movement that he obviously was entertaining at the time.
She spices it up with juicy tidbits about her disastrous life with her ax-husband, "the Prince," in case you want a bit of old-style consciousness-raising thrown in for good measure.
Even people with partners must develop a healthy sense of self apart from the other, to say nothing of the need for sensitivity and consciousness-raising regarding singlehood in this marriage and family driven society.
Several stations along the path encourage people to stop, interact, and participate in various consciousness-raising and inspiring activities.
With a look at some of the most impoverished places on the planet, Life Below The Line: The World Poverty Crisis is a consciousness-raising examination of a seemingly insurmountable poverty problem, but it's ultimately a story about hope.
The project will address issues in sexual and reproductive health, human rights, forced displacement, sexual violence, leadership and community participation through educational and consciousness-raising workshops and large-scale campaigns on prevention and care.
I had to recognize that the consciousness-raising and emotional engagement needed to maintain a fulfilling monogamous relationship are all-consuming.
While the dully racist discourse about the continent was disciplined somewhat following the national consciousness-raising of 1968, the reserve appears to be loosening.