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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Friends since 1971, Vita and Gloria wanted to turn their creativity, consciousness raising and crusading ways to advocate for the senior population.
For instance, the first two stories, "Too Unspeakable for Words" and "House Devil," primarily take place in Rabbittown, and the next story, "Consciousness Raising," focuses on Georgina, a character from Rabbittown who appears in the previous two stories.
The research project Writing with vs Writing about: co-producing consciousness raising fiction with young women from aid-supported communities came about through my involvement with educational and skills based programs at the Home of Hope Children's Mission in Malawi.
"The tendency of some people to harm others results mainly from certain shortcomings in the process of consciousness raising; it is an acquired taste that can be traced back to childhood.
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.
ERIC Descriptors: Learning Disabilities; Consciousness Raising; Student Needs; Identification; Teacher Education; Educational Research; Delivery Systems; Special Education; Teaching Methods; Qualitative Research; Interviews; Teacher Attitudes; Coding; Specialists; Teaching Experience; Assistive Technology; Elementary School Teachers; Elementary School Students; Teacher Motivation
She received a Ph.D., specializing in Jewish life in fin de siecle France; at the same time, she was organizing "consciousness raising" feminist discussion groups geared toward increasing women's participation in Jewish life.
"The consciousness raising and solidarity work as we've seen it over the last two decades are really important steps towards building trust."
Against the background of these standards, certain sorts of citizens, including a number of those committed to environmental consciousness raising, appear as lacking in good faith and/or cognitive capacity.
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.