randomling: Chris Kirkpatrick of *nsync raises an eyebrow. (eyebrow)
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Burqas and Bikinis: Introducing the Concepts Macroproblematic and Microproblematic

By contrast, an attitude or action is “macroproblematic” if it is not problematic for an individual to choose to hold or to do, but on a broad, sociocultural level it is problematic or at least symptomatic of wider problems, especially if it is an enforced social norm.This second definition, the idea of something being problematic in the aggregate only, is I think the key concept missing from our discourse around social justice.

Date: 2014-01-16 06:00 pm (UTC)
woggy: (Hanging Frog)
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Ooo. Interesting. Lots to think about. Thankye for the link. <3

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