Intersectionality and research in psychology.

  title={Intersectionality and research in psychology.},
  author={Elizabeth R. Cole},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={64 3},
  • E. Cole
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
Feminist and critical race theories offer the concept of intersectionality to describe analytic approaches that simultaneously consider the meaning and consequences of multiple categories of identity, difference, and disadvantage. To understand how these categories depend on one another for meaning and are jointly associated with outcomes, reconceptualization of the meaning and significance of the categories is necessary. To accomplish this, the author presents 3 questions for psychologists to… Expand
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