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Emerging intersections : race, class, and gender in theory, policy, and practice

Author: Bonnie Thornton Dill; Ruth E Zambrana
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The United States is known as a "melting pot" yet this mix tends to be volatile and contributes to a long history of oppression, racism, and bigotry. Emerging Intersections, an anthology of ten previously unpublished essays, looks at the problems of inequality and oppression from new angles and promotes intersectionality as an interpretive tool that can be utilized to better understand the ways in which race, class,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Emerging intersections.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008011238
(OCoLC)213466324
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Thornton Dill; Ruth E Zambrana
ISBN: 9780813546513 0813546516 1282033565 9781282033566 9786612033568 6612033568
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 318675737
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Critical thinking about inequality : an emerging lens / Bonnie Thornton Dill and Ruth Enid Zambrana --
Entering a profession : race, gender, and class in the work lives of Black women attorneys / Elizabeth Higginbotham --
The intersection of poverty discourses : race, class, culture, and gender / Debra Henderson and Ann Tickamyer --
Staggered inequalities in access to higher education by gender, race, and ethnicity / Ruth Enid Zambrana and Victoria-María MacDonald --
Developing policy to address the lived experiences of working mothers / Mary Gatta --
Exploring the intersections of race, ethnicity, and class on maternity leave decisions : implications for public policy / Tiffany Manuel and Ruth Enid Zambrana --
Racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in the workforce, education, and training under welfare reform / Avis Jones-DeWeever, Bonnie Thornton Dill, and Sanford Schram --
Racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in early school leaving (dropping out) / L. Janelle Dance --
Racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in political participation and civic engagement / Lorrie Ann Frasure and Linda Faye Williams --
Intersections, identities, and inequalities in higher education / Bonnie Thornton Dill --
Transforming the campus climate through institutions, collaboration, and mentoring / Bonnie Thornton Dill, Ruth Enid Zambrana, and Amy McLaughlin --
Conclusion: Future directions in knowledge building and sustaining institutional change / Ruth Enid Zambrana and Bonnie Thornton Dill.
Responsibility: edited by Bonnie Thornton Dill and Ruth Enid Zambrana ; foreword by Patricia Hill Collins.

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Looks at the problems of inequality and oppression from different angles and promotes intersectionality as an interpretive tool that can be utilized to understand the ways in which race, class,  Read more...
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