conscientization

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Portuguese conscientização

NounEdit

conscientization (uncountable)

  1. (sociology, education) A social concept, grounded in Marxist critical theory, that focuses on achieving an in-depth understanding of the world, allowing for the perception and exposure of perceived social and political contradictions.

SynonymsEdit

  • critical consciousness

Related termsEdit

  • conscientize
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