From Patriarchy to Intersectionality: A Transnational Feminist Assessment of How Far We've Really Come

  title={From Patriarchy to Intersectionality: A Transnational Feminist Assessment of How Far We've Really Come},
  author={Vrushali Vishwasrao Patil},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={847 - 867}
  • V. Patil
  • Published 3 May 2013
  • Art
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
This article examines the general shift in feminist scholarship from the use of the concept of patriarchy to the concept of intersectionality from a transnational feminist perspective. It first reviews some central critiques of patriarchy (the problems of unidimensionality, universality, and tautology) and then examines intersectional scholarship that emerged in response. Reviewing research applications of intersectionality since the year 2000, it argues that these applications constitute an… 
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