Gender and Race, Intersectionality Theory of

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    Despite long‐standing concerns around gender and race as distinct issues, critical commentaries on the intersections of gender and race often emerge as peripheral concerns in mainstream anthropology. This is despite the widespread recognition of intersectionality, a concept aimed at unpacking how gender, race, and other social orders come to inform oppression in distinct and varied ways. What conditions undermine a wider embrace of intersectionality in mainstream anthropology? How has the discipline engaged the intersections of gender and race? And what are the intersectional possibilities of anthropological inquiry?
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Anthropology
    Editors James H Birx
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherSage Publications Inc
    ISBN (Print)0761930299
    Publication statusPublished - 2018


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