consciousness raising


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consciousness raising

n
a. the process of developing awareness in a person or group of a situation regarded as wrong or unjust, with the aim of producing active participation in changing it
b. (as modifier): a consciousness-raising group.
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This professional resource guides teachers and school librarians alike towards the use of middle grade and young adult literature for consciousness raising and "right" action.
One of our new areas of focus is reaching out to young women with a feminist consciousness raising curriculum.
The consciousness raising and solidarity work as we've seen it over the last two decades are really important steps towards building trust.
The many and varied celebrations of Earth Day, often good at consciousness raising, are but dim reflections of the theological vision of Thomas Berry.
The data suggest that environments in which consciousness raising is operationalized through specific instructions to focus on from are necessary for learners to recognize, understand, and respond to interrogative recasts.
I continue by tracing some of the historical social movement discourses and practices that come together to produce the "let's talk" mode of discussion as tenacious and wide-spread--an enduring "personal is political" discourse, feminist theories of emotion and care, and practices of consciousness raising and feminist therapy.
It is suggested that L2 learners, in particular, may require both consciousness raising and practice in recognizing the biases that exist in websites.
David Walker's Appeal: To the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America (originally published in 1829, now available from Black Classic Press, reprint, 1993) is a great example of the power of consciousness raising by means of the book.
Meanwhile, feminist consciousness raising groups were flourishing in every major U.
Their consciousness raising and civil rights movements were inspired by their knowledge of ours.
As Strauss observes, boomers and Gen Xers were "raised not to follow Hitler or Stalin; Millennials were a post consciousness raising generation"
Our aim: consciousness raising among creators of mass entertainment.