• The parent-child relationship in the home usually reflects the objective cultural conditions of the surrounding social structure. If the conditions which penetrate the home are authoritarian, rigid, and dominating, the home will increase the climate of oppression. As these authoritarian relations between parents and children intensify, children in their infancy increasingly internalize the paternal authority.

    Paulo Freire (2014). “Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 30th Anniversary Edition”, p.110, Bloomsbury Publishing USA