In the 1950s, over 10,000 Kenyans were killed by the British during the Mau Mau uprising against a government determined to install a sympathetic post-independence regime and continue to exploit the resources of its former colonies.
After the Iranian revolution in 1979, the Islamic Republic systematically removed freedoms from women, relegating them to second-class citizens in the name of religious teachings.
There have been fifty-seven prime ministers of the United Kingdom, of whom forty-three have been privately educated, creating a society built by and for the privileged.
These are just some of the stories through which Dr Jack Davy illustrates the key factors that allow societies to create and sustain oppressive systems.
Some are historical. Others have played out right before our eyes over the last decade. All are rooted in the systems in which we all participate.
Read this book, and take actionAuthor(s): Davy, Dr Dr Jack,
Date of Publication: 22/06/2023,
Pagination: 336 pages,
Imprint: Quercus Publishing,
Published By: Quercus Publishing,
Book Classification: Humanities,