Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference

  title={Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference},
  author={Audre Lorde},
MUCH OF WESTERN EUROPEAN history conditions us to see human differences in simplistic opposition to each other: dominant/subordinate, good/bad, up/down, superior/inferior. In a society where the good is defined in terms of profit rather than in terms of human need, there must always be some group of people who, through systematized oppression, can be made to feel surplus, to occupy the place of the dehumanized inferior. Within this society, that group is made up of Black and Third World people… Expand
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