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Discrimination and Oppression

  • By: Caridad Sanchez-Leguelinel
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Discrimination and oppression are grounded in the belief of the superiority of one group over another, with corresponding rights to greater power and opportunity in society. Prejudicial feelings and beliefs are not necessarily oppressive, but frequently result in ...

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