Intersectionality and Global Gender Inequality

  title={Intersectionality and Global Gender Inequality},
  author={Christine E. Bose},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={67 - 72}
P atricia Hill Collins’s cutting edge scholarship on intersectionality and interlocking systems of oppression has had an enormous impact on the sociology of gender; on studies of race, racism, and ethnicity; and on inequality research in the 20-plus years since Black Feminist Thought (1990) was first published, surpassing the intellectual influence most scholars will have over our entire lifetimes. Indicators of her influence are found in the vast number of “Google Scholar” hits generated by… 
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