The Sojourner Syndrome: Race, Class, and Gender in Health and Illness

@article{Mullings2002TheSS,
  title={The Sojourner Syndrome: Race, Class, and Gender in Health and Illness},
  author={Leith Mullings},
  journal={Voices},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={32-36}
}
Over the last two decades, black feminist social scientists and others have made important interventions into feminist theory through their analysis of race, class and gender. They have described the ways in which race, class and gender are not additive but rather interlocking, interactive, and relational categories, "multiplicative" (King 1988:42), "simultaneous" (Andersen and Collins 1995:ii), characterized by "the articulation of multiple oppressions" (Brewer 1993:13). The work that emerged… 

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