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Overcoming Discrimination, Persecution, and Violence Against Women

  • Dana C. Jack
  • Jill Astbury
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Part of the International and Cultural Psychology book series (ICUP)

Abstract

This chapter addresses how silence gives consent to conditions that are oppressive, and examines how voice is liberatory, providing an antidote to the power of oppression that survives through silence. Additionally, we focus on psychology’s responsibility to confront more proactively and systemically the interlinked issues of oppression, discrimination, and violence against women.

Keywords

Violence against women Silencing the self Gender Cambodia Chbab Srey 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary StudiesWestern Washington UniversityBellinghamUSA
  2. 2.School of Social Sciences and PsychologyVictoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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