Emerging Intersections: Race & Gender In Theory & Practice (Other (Not Listed) Sample)
Each entry should contain A) the title, B) the author(s), C) a 1 -2 sentence summary of the piece, and D) answers to the following questions:
What is the author's main argument or thesis?
List new terms, concepts, or ideas you encountered in this piece. Were you able to find out what these terms, concepts or ideas mean? Do you need further clarification? (If so, bring these questions to class!)
Given the information you have (or can easily locate), what do you think the author's positionality is? How might this positionality impact the author's thesis or main claims?
Who do you think the audience is? Provide evidence for your reasoning.
Emerging Intersections: Race, Class, and Gender in Theory, Policy, and Practice.
Bonnie Thornton Dill and Ruth Enid Zambrana
The authors bring a fresh approach to evaluating inequality in American society, which revolves around intersectionality. Ideally, this is a critical way of evaluating racial, ethnicity, physical ability, sexuality, gender and age disparities by way of contesting the existing ways of looking at the structures of inequality.
Terms; intersectionality is the main concept in the piece and it relates to the interconnected nature of social categories such as gender, class, race, and ethnicity in reference to their overlapping nature and elements of discrimination systems.
The authors are inquisitive, which explains why they feel the need to reevaluate
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