Becoming an Ally Breaking the Cycle of Oppression

ISBN-10: 1842772252

ISBN-13: 9781842772256

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Anne Bishop

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This book is aimed at helping people who are working with groups to become aware of their own oppressive behaviour as well as the oppressions they themselves experience.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

About the Author
Big Words
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Images: Competitive Oppressions
Why Write a Book About Becoming an Ally?
Step 1: Understanding Oppression--How did it come about?
A Journal Entry: "They Wouldn't be Able to Pick Us Off One by One"
Step 1: Understanding Oppression--How is it held in place?
Morality, Duty, and Being True to Yourself
Step 1: Understanding Oppression--The personal is political
A Story: Racism and Sexism
Step 2: Understanding Different Oppressions
Two Quotes: Breaking Silences, Healing
Step 3: Consciousness and Healing
Step 4: Becoming a Worker in Your Own Liberation
A Journal Entry: Racism and Sexism
Step 5: Becoming an Ally
A Journal Entry: How Not to be an Ally: An open letter to the young man who spoke at our memorial rally on December 6th
Notes on Educating Allies
Step 6: Maintaining Hope
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