1-20 of 85 Search Results for

oppression

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 63–69.
Published: 01 June 2018
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 March 2016
... is no longer a site of oppression? What do white people become without white supremacy? Men without patriarchy? People without the supposed purpose capitalism infuses into their lives? Black consciousness, for example, can be read as imploring black people to unite on the basis of their blackness...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 42–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Showkat Nanda More than 90,000 people have been killed in Kashmir since the armed insurgency broke out in 1989. About eight years ago, the conflict transformed; gun-wielding militants were replaced by stone-throwing young men and boys, but India’s response—sustained oppression by security forces...
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to recognize and capitalize on the and even collide with traditional concepts of role women’s rights can play in advancing Women’s Rights and Security in Central Asia 59 democratization and promoting greater se­ tivity as justification for such oppression, curity...
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of imperial order, Ethiopia’s original sin—its oppression of the Oromo following the Battle of Adwa—continues as an unstated ideology that permeates everyday life. The other key protagonist was the Tigrean general, Ras Alula, whose descendants, the Tigreans, make up 6 percent of Ethiopia’s population...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
... about positive systemic political change. Yet it was hugely aspirational, and so many extraordinary undertakings were happening then. People were working on all sorts of initiatives, and we have since kind of lost that momentum. This is partly due to the immense oppression that emerged after 2013...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that even if they do, it will not end racial oppression. Racism is a central feature of Western capitalism, and only Black populations gaining political and economic power can change that. This means breaking free from the limits of methodological nationalism and creating global networks. Seeing Black...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 35–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., even if its musicians go on to great success. Decades before “street cred” was the litmus test for authenticity in hip-hop, roots reggae was built on the “sufferah” credentials of its proponents. Being from the ghetto was important to defining a poetics of resistance in the face of oppression...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Peshawar, Pakistan, and operated by the becomes happy with the defeat of the Rus­ Afghan mujahidin (holy warriors), pub­ sians lished a series of primary education text­ Z al [is for] Oppression (zulm). books replete with images of Islamic mili­ Oppression is forbidden. The Russians...
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 47–56.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of being black. In the States, whereas white women make about 70 cents to every dollar that white men make, black women make about 60 cents. That’s pretty consistent with the oppression here in Canada where your gender identity and sexuality inform how people understand your racial identity and how you’re...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
... mobilization of workers thanks to their leaders’ vision. This new “spirit of capitalism” triumphantly recuperated the egalitarian and anti-hierarchical rhetoric of 1968, presenting itself as a successful libertarian revolt against the oppressive social organizations of corporate capitalism and “really...
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the final word, setting the tone for much of the debate that would spool out in Oslo and spill over as delegates boarded their planes four days later, back to their homes in nations, free or oppressed, on every continent. “Not a single dictatorship would be able to survive,” Halvorssen observes, “without...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... begins under the military junta, when even hinting at state oppression was dangerous. “There was a deliberate process of terror back then,” said Jair Krischke, a historian known for helping victims of authoritarian states in South America. “You just didn’t talk about it. People used to say in the streets...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to support themselves, women had no choice but to sell themselves to men, either as wives or prostitutes. In her 1909 pamphlet, “The Social Basis of the Woman Question,” Kollontai asserted that this gender oppression had its roots in the family. “In the family of today, the structure of which is confirmed...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
... reinforce or subvert official histories, empower or oppress. Many of the pieces in our cover package grapple with attempts by various governments to mobilize history to serve their own authority. Indian scholar Ananya Vajpeyi examines how the nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
... extraction, and environmental destruction, these ordeals are neither definitive nor predictive. As NoiseCat writes, policies designed to oppress have “unwittingly instigated Indigenous rebirth.” No matter how dark the world may seem, he says, “we should not overestimate colonial might and underestimate...
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... complicity with the country’s “dirty war”—the period between 1976 and 1983 when state-sponsored violence under the military dictatorship led to the disappearance of as many as 30,000 people. Unlike their counterparts in Chile and Brazil who spoke out against oppression and political injustice, Argentina’s...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... during their lives. Brazil’s React or Die Campaign affirmed in a recent statement: “If you want to fight for power and you are oppressed by a colonial power that denies your full humanity, you have to first fight against that power.” What the recent upsurge in mobilizations throughout...
FIGURES
Journal Article
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., there’s a belief that because it was a refuge for African Americans fleeing oppression, that the country doesn’t have the same sort of racist history as the U.S. While many slaves did escape to Canada, Khan highlights the story of Africville, a black community in Nova Scotia founded by freed slaves...