University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Doctoral Program In Social Work and Social Science
PhD, 2003
Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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Sociology
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Social activist (1966-present); social worker (1976-present); sociologist (1996-present). Long involved (1993-present) in seeking to apply theory of human need to enrich the theory base of social work. Simultaneously involved (1991-present) in the development of a typology of theories of oppression, dehumanization and exploitation, in order to understand what are now known as microaggressions. Currently seeking to integrate this work into a normative sociological theorization of social injustice, seen as generated when oppression, dehumanization and exploitation produce social mechanisms that generate systematic inequality in opportunities …

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