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​News | COMMENT: Don't stop talking about privilege in Singapore

Published on: 19-Jul-2019

Yahoo! News

In her op-ed for Yahoo! News, Asst Prof Laavanya Kathiravelu from NTU’s sociology department urges readers to not stop talking about privilege in Singapore. The issue of privilege can be uncomfortable to discuss as it broaches sensitive topics such as gender and race. "All of us can continue to pay attention to issues of power, inequality and unconscious or invisible privilege in our private and public lives," said Asst Prof Laavanya. "Those of us who enjoy privilege must admit to the gains that we experience, and make efforts to understand the positions of the disadvantaged."
 
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