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Difference and Domination

  title={Difference and Domination},
  author={Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thornton Dill},
he experiences of women of color have challenged feminist T scholarship to rethink the relationship between race and gender for everyone. Since the 1980s, women’s studies scholars have increasingly acknowledged that differences among women arise from inequalities of power and privilege. For African American women, Latinas, Asian American women, and Native American women, gender is part of a larger pattern of unequal social relations; how gender is experienced depends on how it intersects with… 
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  • Sociology
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  • 2006
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Splitting the Academy: The Emotions of Intersectionality at Work
Using labor market theory, we assess how we have constructed the teaching of required courses on diversity, with the potential splitting of the academy into distinctive labor markets. In-depth
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  • E. N. Glenn
  • Sociology
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  • 1992
R E C E N T SCHO L A R S H I P on African American, Latina, Asian American, and Native American women reveals the complex interaction of race and gender oppression in their lives. These studies
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