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On Intersectionality: The Essential Writings of Kimberlé Crenshaw

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Over the past twenty years, the concept of “intersectionality” has emerged as an influential approach to understanding the complex facets of discrimination and exclusion in a society whose members—with often complex racial, gender, or sexual identities—can experience bias in multiple ways.

In this incisive introduction to Crenshaw’s groundbreaking work, readers will find th
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Expected publication: December 24th 2019 by The New Press
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Reading her famous essay on intersectionality was one of those "consciousness changing" moments for me as an undergrad. I just stumbled on a pdf of it online, which reminded me that I never read anything else of hers...so I will rectify that shortly...

Pdf here (essential reading for anyone interested in issues of gender/race etc - which should be all of you)

http://socialdifference.columbia.edu/...
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Kimberlé Crenshaw (also writes as Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw) is a professor of law at UCLA and Columbia Law School. A leading authority on civil rights, black feminist legal theory, and racism and the law, she is a co-editor of Critical Race Theory (The New Press). Crenshaw is a contributor to Ms. Magazine, The Nation, and the Huffington Post. She lives in Los Angeles.
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