Problem

False consciousness

Other Names:
Internalized oppression
Nature:
Failure of empowered groups to comprehend that their arguments and beliefs are the products of an oppressive political and social system. As such, the arguments are therefore irrelevant, useless and quite meaningless. Such consciousness can also victimize individuals in marginalized groups who fail to realize that they they are being oppressed by the dominant culture's propaganda.
Broader Problems:
Victimization
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET