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Quotational Intelligence, Critical Thinking, Critical Consciousness, Community Psychology and Sociopolitical Development

Quotational Intelligence, Critical Thinking, Critical Consciousness, Community Psychology and Sociopolitical Development

Quotational Intelligence, Critical Thinking, Critical Consciousness, Community Psychology and Sociopolitical Development

Our very own words and our cherished quotations are the fundaments of our voices. Yet, we must endeavour to never lose sight of the cardinal fact that how our voices are (liable to) being (mis)represented and (mis)quoted is also becoming a highly critical matter capable of affecting our lives with various challenges and repercussions ranging from the positively transformative to the negatively disruptive, as we navigate through the trials and tribulations of an increasingly troubling age, the numerous issues of which will be teased out in the ensuing discussions. These issues can have significant bearings on matters regarding quotational intelligence, critical consciousness (an in-depth understanding of the world, allowing for the perception and exposure of social and political contradictions as well as taking action against oppression), critical thinking (the rational, sceptical, unbiased analysis or evaluation of factual evidence), community psychology (with respect to understanding and enhancing the quality of life of individuals within groups, organizations, institutions, communities and society through collaborative research and action), and sociopolitical development (defined as โ€œthe process by which individuals acquire the knowledge, analytical skills, emotional faculties, and the capacity for action in political and social systems necessary to interpret and resist oppression.โ€ฆ [it] is vital to human development and the creation of a just societyโ€).

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