To Tell the Truth and Not Get Trapped: Desire, Distance, and Intersectionality at the Scene of Argument

  title={To Tell the Truth and Not Get Trapped: Desire, Distance, and Intersectionality at the Scene of Argument},
  author={Barbara Tomlinson},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={993 - 1017}
  • B. Tomlinson
  • Published 3 May 2013
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Intersectionality has become a key concept for social justice advocates and socially conscious scholars in feminist studies, critical race studies, queer studies, sociology, and many other fields. Yet prevailing conventions and habits of argument in scholarship and social life have led to distorted and destructive critiques of intersectionality that are damaging to feminist antisubordination scholarship and activism. These actions at the scene of argument constitute an academic feminist public… 
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