This case study provides an example of how an intersectional framework can be useful to feminist researchers exploring North—South power relationships in the context of resource extraction, by helping us ask nuanced questions about the benefits and costs of resource extraction in the Global South. Disparities in Latina health: An intersectional analysis; pp. Rather than signalling freedom, these narratives about choice reveal how women are often burdened with the risks and responsibility of agency. . In: Gender, Race, Class, and Health: Intersectional Approaches.
Consistent with traditional sociological understandings of social inequality, these axes of inequality have for the most part been considered individually, with researchers only considering potential interconnectedness when investigating whether class mediates associations between race and health or gender and health. Each nominal independent variable in a regression model was treated as a set of dummy variables with one missing dummy variable serving as the reference. Call for change It should make us all angry. Methods This cross-sectional study was performed among 192 single students Master and PhD students with five to seven years of dentistry and medicine in Hamadan, in 2014. The article examines a range of different forms of violence and reflects on how an intersectional framing can inform our understanding better. Intersectional approaches assume that social inequality is re produced through the constructions of difference, in which various socially relevant dimensions of inequality, such as ethnicity, race, gender, body, class, etc.
The article outlines three fissures evident in the embryonic scholarship, that is the privileging of direct violence and its limited focus, the continuities and discontinuities in militarised violence into peace time, and the tensions between new less violent masculinities and wider inclusive social change. Results indicated that education of household head, high income, and land ownership decreased the likelihood of losing agricultural crops, whereas floods, women-headed households, and disabled family members increased the likelihood of losing agricultural crops. Adolescent females between tradition and modernity: Gender role socialization in South Asian immigrant culture. In comparison with the working sample, the sample of missing cases was older, poorer, and less educated on average and contained proportionately more widows, non-Whites, and adult immigrants to Canada. Critically, feminist theories of intersectionality enrich and complicate this Foucauldian approach to power, providing further modes of critique and strategy in the context of feminist activism in Israel.
In order to do so four points are tackled: intersectionality as a research paradigm, the issue of levels of analysis, the theoretical difference of opinion on the ontological status of categories of difference and the issue of widening the theoretical scope of intersectionality. In addition, because of the relational nature of intersectional theories, some complex locations, such as the one inhabited by wealthy heterosexual White men, in turn experience multiplicative advantage. Theorizing difference from multiracial feminism. Black women were instead evaluated similarly compared to white men. Its objective is twofold: to demonstrate certain limits to the explanatory power of intersectionality, and to suggest ways forward in the light of discussions already in train.
With regards to the principle of simultaneity, these results suggest that sexual orientation, race, and class are especially relevant intersectionality axes of inequality in this national context, with directions that point to the negative health experiences of bisexuals, members of lower classes, and Canadians claiming Aboriginal, Asian, or South Asian identities in particular. Their daily lives are plagued by poverty, violence and prejudice, and in many cases they feel rejected by their families. Inequality regimes are the interlocked practices and processes that result in continuing inequalities in all work organizations. This essay on feminism focuses on intersectional analysis, an emerging, important theoretical contribution by feminism to sociology. Socioeconomic disparities in health: Pathways and policies. This research brings together insights from the fields of sociology and social work, providing an integrated study of marriage as a cultural and structural institution.
In: Theorizing Black Feminisms: The Visionary Pragmatism of Black Women. Intersectional invisibility: The distinctive advantages and disadvantages of multiple subordinate-group identities. Such Internet use may be indicative of their interest in the cultural specificity that is potentially associated with their minority status. The analysis described herein is therefore unique by virtue of its consideration of intersections between all four key inequality axes of intersectionality theory, its consideration of bisexual identities as well as homosexual and heterosexual identities, and its consideration of racialized identities such as Aboriginal, Asian, and South Asian as well as Black and White. The multiplicity of multiplicative possibilities described in my analyses begs for further investigation from an intersectional invisibility perspective. In Gender Relations in Canada Janet Siltanen and Andrea Doucet trace the way the implications of gender play out for women and men throughout the life course, from the formation of gender identity in childhood through the identity struggles of adolescence to adulthood, where gender continues to play a major role in the structure of work and family life alike.
The apprentices use three discursive dichotomies: manual vs. Class was the strongest distinct predictor of health of the four axes of inequality. This has numerous ramifications on specific matters such as marriage and adoption, but must still be ratified by congress. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. In general, would you say your health is: Excellent? The other thing is that girls cannot do heavy jobs and they are only left for boys… like engineering. Intersectionality and women's health: Charting a path to eliminating health disparities; pp.
While these institutions can restrict the capabilities women derive from natural resources, women may delay or forgo entitlements as a means of enhancing their wellbeing. It considers four key livelihoods recovery strategies involving women, revealing their immense capacity to overcome socially constructed disaster impacts. The present time is described as a transitional process, highlighting the meaning of work. Race, Gender and Class: Theory and Methods of Analysis. This review highlights contributions made by scholars who have treated gender as a central organizing principle in migration and suggests some promising lines for future inquiry. After a brief look at the historical vicissitudes of families and family life in Brazil, as representations and as forms of social organization, we come to our more immediate context: the re-democratization processes that engulfed Brazilian society as of the 1980s and the social actors generated therein. Discussion From the perspective of intersectionality theory, by focusing on a subset of the inequality identities or by treating multiple axes of inequality as distinct rather than intersected processes, a social researcher is in danger of misunderstanding the nature of social experiences and identities manifested in specific contexts and thus in danger of producing results and interpretations that are as misleading as they are incomplete.