Developing a Critical Realist Positional Approach to Intersectionality

  title={Developing a Critical Realist Positional Approach to Intersectionality},
  author={Angela Martinez Dy and Lee Martin and Susan Marlow},
This article identifies philosophical tensions and limitations within contemporary intersectionality theory which, it will be argued, have hindered its ability to explain how positioning in multiple social categories can affect life chances and influence the reproduction of inequality. We draw upon critical realism to propose an augmented conceptual framework and novel methodological approach that offers the potential to move beyond these debates, so as to better enable intersectionality to… CONTINUE READING


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