Are the Five Faces of Oppression Relevant to Today?

In the reading Five Faces of Oppression by Iris Young, the author expresses five statements that is within oppression. The key terms of oppression. After the reading, I agree that all five statements are within the United States today. There is exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence, which is Continue reading

The Pandemic was an Oppressive State

Young describes the types of the injustice of a group or society through the “Five Faces of Oppression” – exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence. These five faces of oppression can be seen in America through the whole pandemic and how people were treated.  Exploitation can be seen during Continue reading

Components of oppression

All five faces of oppression are present in the United States today. Exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence all have roots in the United States, some more than others. The major faces of oppression in my opinion are exploitation and violence. According to Iris, exploitation is the act of Continue reading