This is the first English edition of a work that, though written some years ago, has been extensively updated. Silently Silenced examines the largely unseen processes that serve to stifle genuine critique ofaor involvement inathe creation of policy and the exercise of power. A central theme of Silently Silenced is the existence of numerous imperceptible methods and processes of silencing opposition. This book is of particular interest at a time when governments worldwide often seem determined to overcome opposition by whatever means is at hand. As the author points out, it is disturbingly clear how easily and imperceptibly we are transformed into acquiescent human beings.Essays on the Creation of Acquiesence in Modern Society Thomas Mathiesen ... to receive recognition for what you write for example from a political milieu, outside the purely professional collective. ... on the professional profile which is now expanding, is in turn dependent on alternative concrete organizing taking place.
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