Intersectionality (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
300
Utgivningsdatum
2019-04-30
Förlag
University of Nebraska Press
Illustrationer
1 illustration, index
Dimensioner
228 x 152 x 19 mm
Vikt
430 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
402:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9781496212481
Intersectionality (häftad)

Intersectionality

Origins, Contestations, Horizons

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A 2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Intersectionality intervenes in the field of intersectionality studies: the integrative examination of the effects of racial, gendered, and class power on people's lives. While "intersectionality" circulates as a buzzword, Anna Carastathis joins other critical voices to urge a more careful reading. Challenging the narratives of arrival that surround it, Carastathis argues that intersectionality is a horizon, illuminating ways of thinking that have yet to be realized; consequently, calls to "go beyond" intersectionality are premature. A provisional interpretation of intersectionality can disorient habits of essentialism, categorial purity, and prototypicality and overcome dynamics of segregation and subordination in political movements. Through a close reading of critical race theorist Kimberle Williams Crenshaw's germinal texts, published more than twenty-five years ago, Carastathis urges analytic clarity, contextual rigor, and a politicized, historicized understanding of this widely traveling concept. Intersectionality's roots in social justice movements and critical intellectual projects-specifically Black feminism-must be retraced and synthesized with a decolonial analysis so its radical potential to actualize coalitions can be enacted.
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Anna Carastathis is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Social Anthropology at Panteion University in Athens, Greece. She coedited an issue of Refuge journal titled "Intersectional Feminist Interventions in the 'Refugee Crisis.'" She has published work in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Feminist Review, Philosophy Compass, and Why Race and Gender Still Matter: An Intersectional Approach.

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Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Intersectionality, Black Feminist Thought, and Women-of-Color Organizing 2. Basements and Intersections 3. Intersectionality as a Provisional Concept 4. Critical Engagements with Intersectionality 5. Identities as Coalitions 6. Intersectionality and Decolonial Feminism Conclusion References Index