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Not Quite Not Agents of Oppression: Liberative Praxis for North American White Women

LYDIA YORK

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter makes strong claims for identity in the context of white women seeking to become agents of social change. It argues that anti-oppression work requires ... More


Politicising social work

Kenneth McLaughlin

in Social work, politics and society: From radicalism to orthodoxy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420459
eISBN:
9781447303572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420459.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the politicising of social work in the United Kingdom from the 1970s onwards, from the class-based critique of the radical social work movement to the influence of feminist and ... More


‘Depoliticising’ social work

Kenneth McLaughlin

in Social work, politics and society: From radicalism to orthodoxy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420459
eISBN:
9781447303572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420459.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the depoliticisation of social work in the United Kingdom. It challenges the notion among many of the proponents of anti-racism and anti-oppression that there has been a ... More


Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

David Naguib Pellow

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a story about inequality, its many forms and far reaching consequences, and unconventional efforts to challenge it. The book expands our understanding of inequality by making sense of ... More


All Oppression Is Linked

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

I lay out the practical and conceptual basis for the book, explaining the concept of total liberation and how it became the framework for radical activists responding to ecological crises, reacting ... More


Never Apologize for Your Rage: Radical Origins and Organizing

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the biographies of individual activists to demonstrate how they got started, how they became radicalized, and why they joined movements committed to radical change. I then ... More


Justice for the Earth and All Its Animals

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The focus of this chapter is the first dimension of total liberation: anti-oppression and justice for humans, nonhumans, and ecosystems. But first I consider why activists were motivated to embrace ... More


Anarchism and Anticapitalism: Liberation from Government and Market

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter’s focus is on the second and third dimensions of the total liberation frame: anarchism and anti-capitalism. Drawing on wide ranging sources of evidence and interview data, I consider the ... More


Direct Action: Confrontation, Sabotage, and Property Destruction

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Direct action is a core part of radical environmental and animal rights movements’ tactical repertoire. Activists mobilize people to prevent institutional practices and policies they believe are ... More


The Green Scare: State Repression of Liberation Movements

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Radical earth and animal liberation movements have been the target of state repression. These measures generally include surveillance, infiltration, intimidation, and imprisonment—a range of ... More


Resisting the Green Scare

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

A considerable amount of movement energy is directed at providing political, legal, financial, material, and emotional support for those activists in prison or who are under pressure from the ... More


Piecing It Together

David Naguib Pellow

in Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

I consider the social, legal, and political implications of state repression not only for the radical earth and animal liberation movements, but also for freedom movements more generally. Finally, I ... More


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