Intersectionality and social change /

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Imprint:Bingley, England : Emerald, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (289 pages)
Series:Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, 0163-786X ; Volume 37
Research in social movements, conflicts and change ; Volume 37.
Subject:Deliberative democracy.
Social change.
Deliberative democracy.
Social change.
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Electronic books.
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Other authors / contributors:Woehrle, Lynne M., editor.
Beyer, Jessica L., contributor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 17, 2014).
Summary:Volume 37 explores the question, what can the emerging discipline of intersectionality studies contribute to our quest to understand and analyze social movements, conflict and change? This collection is part of a continued broadening and deepening of the theoretical contributions of intersectional analysis in understanding social structures and human practices. It lends analytical eye to questions of how race, class, and gender shape strategy and experience in social change processes. It also stretches to include thinking about how analysis of age, religion, or sexual identity can influence the model. The papers contribute to our growing understanding of ways to use the social power analysis unique to the intersectional lens to offer new perspectives on well-researched questions such as group identity development in conflict, coalition organizing, and movement resonance. Through the intersectional lens questions often ignored and populations traditionally marginalized become the heart of the analysis. Additionally, the volume also considers how surveillance and information sharing shape the complex relationship between democratic freedoms and hegemonic governmental systems.
Other form:Print version: Intersectionality and social change. Bingley, England : Emerald, ©2014 xix, 268 pages Research in social movements, conflicts, and change ; Volume 37 0163-786X 9781784411060

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