The intersectional approach [electronic resource] : transforming the academy through race, class, and gender / edited by Michele Tracy Berger & Kathleen Guidroz.

Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
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Intersectionality, or the consideration of race, class, and gender, is one of the prominent contemporary theoretical contributions made by scholars in the field of women's studies that now broadly extends across the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Taking stock of this transformative paradigm, The Intersectional Approach guides new and established researchers to engage in a critical reflection about the broad adoption of intersectionality that constitutes what the editors call a new ""social literacy"" for scholars.In eighteen essays, contributors examine various topics of in
Interesting intersections?: researching class, gender, and sexuality / Yvette Taylor
The "burden and blessing" of being a black woman: engaging intersectionality through an anthropology of pregnancy and motherhood among African American women / Kaaren Haldeman
Exploring occupational stereotyping in the new economy: the intersectional tradition meets mixed methods research / Gary K. Perry
Institutionalizing intersectionality: reflections on the structure of women's studies departments and programs / Mako Fitts
Teaching opera in prison / Naomi Andre
Intersections of scholar-activism in feminist fieldwork: reflections on Nepal and South Africa / Jennifer Fish, Jennifer Rothchild
Milk and blood: rivaling and familial ties in Eccentric neighborhoods by Puerto Rican writer Rosario Ferre / Ivette Guzmán-Zavala
One, no one, and a hundred thousand : on being a Korean woman adopted by European parents / Lidia Anchisi
The "Johnny's story" founder of the Race, gender and class journal / Jean Ait Belkhir
Epilogue: The future of intersectionality: what's at stake / Ann Russo.
Race, class, and gender: prospects for an all-inclusive sisterhood / Bonnie Thornton Dill
Intersectionality and feminist politics / Nira Yuval-Davis
A conversation with founding scholars of intersectionality: Kimberle Crenshaw, Nira Yuval-Davis, and Michelle Fine / Kathleen Guidroz, Michele Tracy Berger
From intersections to interconnections: lessons for transformation from This bridge called my back: radical writings by women of color / Analouise Keating
Intersectionality and the risk of flattening difference: gender and race logics, and the strategic use of antiracist singularity / Rachel E. Luft
Black women and the development of intersectional health policy in Brazil / Kia Lilly Caldwell
The view from the country club: wealthy whites and the matrix of privilege / Jessica Holden Sherwood
Imagining a "feminist revolution": can multiracial feminism revolutionize quantitative social science research? / Catherine E. Harnois
Repairing a broken mirror: intersectional approaches to diverse women's perceptions of beauty and bodies / Elizabeth R. Cole, Natalie J. Sabik
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Berger, Michele Tracy, 1968-
Guidroz, Kathleen.