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Intersectionality and Beyond: Law, Power and the Politics of Location

 
 
 
 
Intersectionality and Beyond: Law, Power and the Politics of Location
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415432436
ISBN 10: 41543243
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Publication Date: 2008-10-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $65.95
 
 

This collection addresses the present and the future of the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. Intersectionality provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. But it also goes further to provide a particular model of how these aspects of social identity and location converge – whether at the level of subjectivity, everyday life, in culture or in the institutional practices of state and other bodies. Including contributions from a range of international scholars, this book interrogates what has become a key organizing concept across a range of disciplines, most particularly law, political theory, and cultural studies.