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social and political protest writing
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justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges within a society.
a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
a situation in which two or more people or groups compete for control in a particular sphere.
an imagined place or state where everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.
dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery.
a system of government that is centralised and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state.
prolonged cruel or unjust treatment of exercise of authority.
people involved in a common pursuit, joint enterprise.
a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.
the use of humour, irony, exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
a system of in which members of an organization or society are ranked according to relative status or authority.
a picture, description or imitation of a person in which certain striking characteristics are exaggerated in order to create a comic or grotesque effect.
a form of government with a monarch at the head.
cruel and oppressive government
the quality of being patriotic; vigorous support for one's country.
the realistic depiction in art of contemporary life as a means of social or political comment.
a spoken or written act of rebellion towards an individual or group.
generally believe in personal responsibility, limited government, free markets, individual liberty, traditional values and strong national defence. government should provide people the freedom necessary to pursue own goals.
a feeling of disappointment about someone/thing previously respected or admired.
the assumptions underlying expectations regarding gender difference in a society.
characterised by departure from tradition, innovative or progressive.
a nation or territory considered as an organised political state under one government.
the power or right to give orders, make decisions and enforce obedience.
the ability to direct or influence the behaviour of others or the course of events, ability to act in a particular way.
having a sensible/realistic attitude or policy that is based on practical rather than theoretical consideration.
lack of harmony between person's or things, disagreement, strife, dispute, war
an individual's or group's ability to make effective choices and to transform those choices into desired outcomes.
the separation of the individual from important aspects of the external world, accompanied by a feeling of powerlessness or lack of control.
a social system in which power is held by men through cultural norms and customs that favour men and withhold opportunity from women.
turn into/treat someone as a commodity
to regard something abstract as material or concrete thing.
Power and influence over others.
The action or process of resisting authority, control or convention.
The action of bringing someone or something under domination or control.
A serious disagreement or argument.
The refusal to accept or comply with something.
Political ideology that aims to create an ecologically sustainable society.
Information especially of a biased or misleading nature used to promote a political cause or point of view.
The suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable or threat to security.
A process through which the natural environment is compromised in some way, reducing biological diversity and general health of environment.
Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless.
Having unlimited power.
Deprive someone of right or privelage
Deep seated felling of aversion.
Subtle difference in meaning.
Process in which women elaborate and recreate what it is they can be, do and accomplish in a circumstance that they were previously denied.
Prepared to obey other unquestioningly.
Disapproval/discrimination against a person based on perceivable social characteristics that serve to distinguish them from other members of society.
Parody of feminity
Over the top feminists.
Devoid of expression
Lacking ideas or feelings.
Opposition to religious authority, typically in social or political matters.
The process of a culture experiencing something less strongly than before.
Over generalisations - normally about all women
Overarching political problem
Most important political problems because of including or affecting all other areas.
A system based on social status, determined by family a person's born into.
The power or right to act, speak or think as one wants.
The emancipation of sensual expression from arbitrary shackles prescribed by tradition or law.
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