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Author May, Vivian M., author

Title Pursuing intersectionality, unsettling dominant imaginaries / Vivian M. May
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 286 pages)
Series Contemporary sociological perspectives
Contemporary sociological perspectives series.
Contents Introduction: The case for intersectionality and the question of intersectionality backlash -- What is intersectionality? Matrix thinking in a single-axis world -- Intersectionality's call to break from single-axis thinking: Still unheard, still unanswered? -- Why are intersectionality critiques all the rage? -- Intersectionality -- Now you see it, now you don't: Slippages in intersectionality applications -- Being "biased" toward intersectionality: A call for epistemic defiance -- Fostering an intersectional disposition: Strategies for pursuing and practicing intersectionality
Summary "Race/Class/Gender otherwise known as Intersectionality is one of the most important theoretical precepts developed in the past two decades in women's and gender studies and in the social sciences and humanities. Yet the concept remains elusive and poorly understood. This book seeks to solve these problems by answering the basic questions surrounding intersectionality in prose undergraduate students can understand and appreciate"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-277) and index
Subject Discrimination.
Feminist theory.
Social justice.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136497552 (electronic bk)
9781136497551 (electronic bk)