Subjugating Nature and 'The Other': Deconstructing dominant themes in Minority world culture and their implications for Western psychology


By deconstructing the belief that Minority world culture is somehow endowed with superior qualities and knowledge that oblige them to guide those less fortunate than themselves, Western psychology might benefit from subjugated cultural frameworks based on a view of nature as representing balance, mystery and mutuality. It is argued that the worldviews of the indigenous and Majority world have similar concepts based on interrelationship between all living things and the natural environment.


Afuape, T. (2020). 'Subjugating Nature and 'The Other': Deconstructing Dominant Themes in Minority World Culture and their Implications for Western Psychology', The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, 20 (1), pp. 5-22.

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