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The term critical psychology refers to a variety of approaches that challenge mainstream psychology's assumptions and practices that help sustain unjust political, economic, and other societal structures. (Fox, http://www.dennisfox.net/critpsy/index.html)
The Critical Praxis Cooperative (CPC) is a free association of transdisciplinary scholars and activists, who are interested in sharing resources regarding the confluence of critical theory and radical action. CPC adheres to the principle of transformative social change, wherein personal transformation and social change are understood to be interdependent; in other words, "the personal is political" as the second-wave feminists used to say.
OccupyPsy: Critical Psychology for Decolonization. This Facebook group provides a space for sharing insights, reflections, and questions about psychological aspects of the Occupy movement and similar uprisings. We are especially interested in developing and disseminating resources that will support activists and mobilize bystanders by, for example, analyzing resistance to involvement, fears around assertiveness, intragroup conflict, and other hindrances to revolutionary process and outcomes.
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(Tip of the hat to Dennis Fox for compling these on his website here>>)
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