5 Faces Of Oppression Analysis

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Young writes “one can plausibly claim that one group is more oppressed than another without reducing all oppressions to a single scale” (p. 65). In regards to the faces of oppression that Young speaks about, minority groups experience several of the different types of oppression throughout their life. Some minority groups may face more types of oppression than others. Young writes that gay men experience cultural imperialism and violence, but they don’t necessarily experience powerlessness or exploitation. Young argues that Blacks and Latinos usually experience all 5 faces of oppression. African American men may experience more oppression than gay men, but that doesn’t mean the oppression experienced by gay men is any less valid. I think Young
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