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n. pl. in·ter·sec·tion·al·i·ties
1. A framework for understanding how multiple categories of identity (such as gender, race, and class) interact in ways that create complex systems of oppression and power.
2. The phenomenon resulting from such interactions.
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Studies on intersectionality have shown that some people experience the impact of social marginalization associated with socially constructed practices differently to others, as they are positioned at the intersection of different social identities (Crenshaw, 1989).
This is the very reason why intersectionality is so important.
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In particular, Roth explores legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw's concept of "intersectionality." Roth explains that, while Crenshaw's scholarship is rooted in work that centers the experiences of Black women, popular uses of intersectionality have tended to erase or obscure intersectionality's roots in Black women's activism.
In her 1994 essay "Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color," Kimberle Crenshaw argues that "sameness," i.e, a "color-blind" society, is not the path toward combating oppression.
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