Consciousness-raising in a gender conflict group

Daphna Joel*, Dana Yarimi

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Abstract

This article describes the main processes and themes in consciousness-raising gender conflict groups for undergraduate students who study in parallel a course on gender and psychology. The main theme of the course is that gender is a classification system that influences individuals, interactions between individuals, and social institutions. The aim of the groups is to provide students with a safe environment to discuss their thoughts and feelings following the encounter of these ideas. Group leading is based on a combination of principles derived from consciousness-raising groups from the 1970s and a model for working with groups in conflict.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-69
Number of pages22
JournalInternational Journal of Group Psychotherapy
Volume64
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2014

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