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Intersectionality – A Resource for Students and Scholars

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This site is a wiki about INTERSECTIONALITY, built by the Women's & Gender Studies Capstone class of 2016 at Eastern Washington University. It is meant to be an enduring resource for students and scholars. If you would like to contribute, please contact [editor] or [editor] for access. 

 

What is Intersectionality?

[Short, basic definition goes here.] 

 

 

Intesectionality is represented as a dialectic of privilege and oppression in this diagram Mary Crawford’s 2006 textbook Transformations: Women, Gender, and Psychology (New York: McGraw-Hill):

 

 

[Longer, more sophisticated definition goes here]


 

Geneaology of Intersectionality

 


 

Intersectionality Projects


 

     -90s-Now: Boom: visibility / mutual construction of category 

          -Content

               -Easy to Understand Examples / information (everyone/Ariel)

               -Understanding Privilege: Race, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Age, Ability, etc (Ariel)

               -Media & Popular Culture (Michaela)

               -Relationships among multiple racial categories (Alexis)

               -Race, Class, Education (Jordan)

               -Education Policy (Allie)

               -Women's Health (Sharkyla)

               -Corporate Culture (Freddy)

               -Activism (Sophie)

               -Movement Backlash - maybe (Ariel)

                    -postfeminism 

                    -demonization / stereotypes of feminism in media / mainstream

                    -Vivian May: Speaking Into the Void: critiques of intersectionality / back lash 

                    -Jennifer Nash: intersectionality is equated with black feminism / black symbolism / creation of reality / transnational 

 

-Side Bar

     -Analytic

     -Visiblity 

     -About Us / Course

 

-References

     -Kimberle Crenshaw

     -Ange Marie Hancock 

 

 

 

 

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