Oppression - Resistance


Several movements have arisen that specifically aim to oppose, analyse and counter oppression in general; examples include Liberation Theology in the Christian world, and Re-evaluation Counselling in the psychotherapeutic arena. Modern-day groups that actively oppose oppression include Ligali, a British African organization headed by civil rights activist Who Touch people Toyin Agbetu.

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Triclosan - Resistance Concerns
... by Levy was not effective in predicting bacterial resistance for biocides like triclosan, triclosan does reduce species diversity, kills off efficient TCS degrader species (see ... that triclosan is not significantly associated with bacterial resistance over the short term, including one study coauthored by Levy ... the major concern over resistant strains is not that they will alter resistance profiles over the short term ...
... Nonresistance (or non-resistance) is generally defined as "the practice or principle of not resisting authority, even when it is unjustly exercised" ... its core is discouragement of, even opposition to, physical resistance to an enemy ... Sometimes non-resistance has been seen as compatible with, even part of, movements advocating social change ...
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene - Properties
... The most important mechanical properties of ABS are impact resistance and toughness ... A variety of modifications can be made to improve impact resistance, toughness, and heat resistance ... The impact resistance can be amplified by increasing the proportions of polybutadiene in relation to styrene and also acrylonitrile, although this ...
Resistance - Other
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Valkenburg Resistance - After The War
... Members of the Valkenburg resistance agreed to keep their activities a secret after the war, so as not to brag ... So he concluded there had been no resistance there ... the only person who was willing to talk was someone who had been on a death list of the resistance, but ultimately not executed ...

Famous quotes containing the word resistance:

    The greatest, or rather the most prominent, part of this city was constructed with the design to offer the deadest resistance to leaden and iron missiles that might be cast against it. But it is a remarkable meteorological and psychological fact, that it is rarely known to rain lead with much violence, except on places so constructed.
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    ... resistance to tyranny is man’s highest ideal.
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    The aim of every political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security and resistance to oppression.
    —French National Assembly. Declaration of the Rights of Man (drafted and discussed August 1789, published September 1791)