How Many Faces of Oppression Exist in America Today?

Iris Young discusses the faces of oppression which have an everyday affect on people whether we know it or not. The five faces of oppression are exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence. Oppression is not always about inhumane treatment. Deprivation is also included in oppression. Most times it is Continue reading


America has many oppressive behaivors/practices. Those being violence, exploitation and powerlessness.These are the top three opressive behaivors for many reason. EXploitation is primarially seen on social media platorms. The topic being exploited vary from the goverment, celebrities, bussinesses and so forth.In’s todays society it is usually the influencesrs that are Continue reading

America’s Faces Of Oppression

The American system has engaged and definitely engages in oppressive practices. Exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence have been used to oppress a myriad of groups within the United States. All five faces of oppression continue to be utilized now, in 2021-2022; even if it is at a lower Continue reading

Five faces of Oppression in society today.

Many forms of oppression still exist in America today. Iris Young explains that 5 main forms of oppression are exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence. Although I feel like each of these is present in America today, I will discuss examples of exploitation and cultural imperialism. Exploitation has been Continue reading

Dystopia Definition Blog

According to, the definition of DYSTOPIA is “an imagined world or society in which people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives”. Based on your experiences with books, films, and reality, write a 1-sentence definition of DYSTOPIA. Then offer a 1- or 2-paragraph justification for that definition. My definition, Dystopia: a Continue reading

The Existence of “faces of oppression” in the U.S

In Five Faces of Oppression, Iris Young uses a family of concepts and conditions that she divides into categories to help understand and describe oppression. The five concepts she discusses are exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism and violence. Out of the five concepts she described there are two that I Continue reading