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op·pres·sion

(ŏ-presh'ŏn)
nursing Acts of subjugation or coercion related to decisions about health care.
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After telling the tale of the beatings, it recommended all the beaten to institute criminal proceedings against their Governor, and, as soon as might be, to rise against English oppression and tyranny.
We wish to hold the land as it was given to us after the days of the Oppression," they cried.
In addition, social group consciousness implies an understanding of the interconnected nature of oppressions (Collins, 1991; Weber, 2009; Young, 1990).
Topics addressed include power structure theories, oppression and socialization, voting and electoral participation, theories of the state and oppression, social movements and the state, and multiple oppressions in state policies and practices.
Polyamory deconstructs and dismantles within our most intimate lives the systems of sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia and other oppressions.
This, our [1787] Convention [that drafted the Constitution] understood to be the most oppressive of all Kingly oppressions; and they resolved to so frame the Constitution that no one man should hold the power of bringing this oppression upon us.
Like the opening panel on Friday, this panel, moderated by Priti Darooka of the Ford Foundation, examined domestic violence in the context of systemic oppressions that affect women.
To black male monist thinking, the end to black male oppression will necessarily precipitate the end to all oppressions, including sexism.
Je propose ensuite un autre modele, appele le kaleidoscope, comme une facon additionnelle de conceptualiser les liens entre les oppressions.
The Los Angeles race rebellions sear images into my consciousness of African Americans claiming authentic citizenship, in the midst of their own oppressions.
Hence, an overarching critique of the cultural competence framework is that it does not reach far enough in addressing systemic and institutionalized oppressions.
This, our [1787] Convention [which drafted the Constitution] understood to be the most oppressive of all Kingly oppressions; and they resolved to so frame the Constitution that no one man should hold the power of bringing this oppression upon us.