Intersectionality : Multiple Inequalities in Social Theory

  title={Intersectionality : Multiple Inequalities in Social Theory},
  author={Sylvia Walby and Jo Armstrong and Sofia Strid},
The concept of intersectionality is reviewed and further developed for more effective use. Six dilemmas in the debates on the concept are disentangled, addressed and resolved: the distinction between structural and political intersectionality; the tension between ‘categories’ and ‘inequalities’; the significance of class; the balance between a fluidity and stability; the varyingly competitive, cooperative, hierarchical and hegemonic relations between inequalities and between projects; and the… CONTINUE READING