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Intersectionality (Sociology)

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    • Intersection theory (Sociology)
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    • found: Work cat.: 2015037051: Hill Collins, Patricia. Intersectionality, 2015:page 2 (Intersectionality is a way of understanding and analyzing the complexity in the world, in people, and in human experiences. The events and conditions of social and political life and the self can seldom be understood as shaped by one factor. They are generally shaped by many factors in diverse and mutually influencing ways. When it comes to social inequality, people's lives and the organization of power in a given society are better understood as being shaped not by a single axis of social division, be it race or gender or class, but by many axes that work together and influence each other. Intersectionality as an analytic tool gives people better access to the complexity of the world and of themselves)
    • found: 2013011812: Situating intersectionality, 2013:page 11 (Intersectionality, the assertion that social identity categories such as race, gender, class, sexuality, and ability are interconnected and operate simultaneously to produce experiences of both privilege and marginalization, has transformed old conversations while inspiring new debates across the academy)
    • found: 2013039732: Intersectionality, 2013:page 11 (Intersectionality, or the study of how [race, class, gender, sexuality and other dimensions of identity and inequality] co-construct one another, is a leading paradigm in women's studies, American studies, ethnic studies, and allied fields, and is increasingly becoming an indispensable tool for social scientists and humanists across the disciplines who do research and activism on historical and contemporary social injustices)
    • found: 2015029829: The intersectional internet, 2016:page 2 (Crenshaw's (1989) coining of the term intersectionality offered a single word to describe a long and complex discussion about Black women's multiple forms of simultaneous oppression) page 3 ([Collins] argues that its general contours include 'the critical insight that race, class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nation, ability, and age operate not as unitary, mutually exclusive entities, but as reciprocally constructing phenomena that in turn shape complex social inequalities')
    • found: Race, class, and gender differences in high school seniors' values: Applying intersection theory in empirical analysis via ABI/INFORM, Apr. 27, 2017Abstract (This article demonstrates how intersection theory can be applied in empirical studies by testing whether an individual's race, class, and gender have interactive effects)
    • found: Sociology; New sociology data have been reported by scientists at De Montfort University via ABI/INFORM, Apr. 27, 2017(In this paper, intersection theory is used to explore how diverse identities and systems of oppression interconnect. As a theory, intersectionality requires complex and nuanced thinking about multiple dimensions of inequality and difference)
    • found: Encyclopedia of Mathematics online, Apr. 27, 2017(Intersection theory (on an algebraic variety): The theory of intersections of algebraic subvarieties and cycles)
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    • HM488.5
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    • 2017-03-23: new
    • 2017-06-08: revised
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