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Deconstructing Privilege by Kim Case

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Teaching Privilege Through an Intersectional Lens

Abby L. Ferber and Andrea O'Reilly Herrera1

 

In the fields of women's and ethnics studies, intersectionality has not only become the latest buzzword, but is also shaping the trajectory of current research (Davis, 2008). Over the past two decades, research that employs an intersectional approach to social justice issues proliferated (Collins, 2004; Kang, 2010; McCall, 2001; Moore, 2011; Villalón, 2010). Growing out of critiques by women of color, such as Audre Lorde (1984), Barbara Smith (1993), Angela Davis (1983), and Gloria Anzaldúa (2007), as well as international activists and scholars, including Chandra Mohanty (1991) and Trinh T. Minh-ha (2009), academics increasingly acknowledged the ...

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