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Constructing Allyship and the Persistence of Inequality

What does it mean to be an ally to marginalized groups? It is important to analyze how society constructs allyship in ways that ultimately reproduce patterns of social inequality by assigning responsibility for inequalities to minorities, and suggesting individualized, rather than structural, remedies for combatting unequal systems are the solutions

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Constructing Allyship and the Persistence of Inequality

What does it mean to be an ally to marginalized groups? It is important to analyze how society constructs allyship in ways that ultimately reproduce patterns of social inequality by assigning responsibility for inequalities to minorities, and suggesting individualized, rather than structural, remedies for combatting unequal systems are the solutions
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Strategies that assign responsibility for inequalities to minorities and suggest individualized, rather than structural, remedies for combatting unequal systems allows people to claim identities as allies without having to engage in concrete efforts that could challenge systems of oppression. Systematically examining processes through which people construct and perform what it means to be an ally may provide insights into mechanisms whereby inequality is maintained and justified. Such systematic examination may also point to potential avenues for combating social inequalities.

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