Basements and Intersections

  title={Basements and Intersections},
  author={Anna Carastathis},
  pages={698 - 715}
In this paper, I revisit Kimberlé Crenshaw's argument in “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex” (1989) to recover a companion metaphor that has been largely forgotten in the “mainstreaming” of intersectionality in (white‐dominated) feminist theory. In addition to the now‐famous intersection metaphor, Crenshaw offers the basement metaphor to show how—by privileging monistic, mutually exclusive, and analogically constituted categories of “race” and “sex” tethered, respectively, to… 
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  • C. Mason
  • Political Science
    Canadian Foreign Policy Journal
  • 2019
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