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Dimensions of Discrimination

Do black woman face more prejudice than black men or white women? Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw introduced her famous concept of ‘intersectionality’ to help address such questions.

Do black women face more prejudice than black men or white women? The legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw introduced a new way of thinking about disadvantage in society. She called it ‘intersectionality’. It attempts to analyze how different forms of marginalisation – race, class, gender and so on – overlap. And it has been hugely influential on those academics and policy makers who deal with the nature and impact of discrimination.

Presenter: David Edmonds

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9 minutes

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Tue 24 Jul 2018 17:50GMT

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