Intersectionality and kyriarchy: A framework for approaching power and social justice in planning and climate change adaptation

  title={Intersectionality and kyriarchy: A framework for approaching power and social justice in planning and climate change adaptation},
  author={Natalie Osborne},
  journal={Planning Theory},
  pages={130 - 151}
  • N. Osborne
  • Published 1 May 2015
  • Sociology
  • Planning Theory
To better understand injustice in our cities, and to understand how vulnerability to impacts of climate change is constructed, scholars have noted that we need to incorporate multiple factors that shape identity and power in our analyses, including race, class, gender, ethnicity and sexuality. Less widely acknowledged is the intersectionality of these factors; that specific combinations of factors shape their own social position and thus affect experiences of power, oppression and vulnerability… Expand
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