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Intersectionality and Social Change Vol: 37

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17 Sep 2014
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
288 pages - 152 x 229 x 19mm
Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change


Volume 37 explores the question, what can the emerging discipline of intersectionality studies contribute to our quest to understand and analyze social movements, conflict and change? This collection is part of a continued broadening and deepening of the theoretical contributions of intersectional analysis in understanding social structures and human practices. It lends analytical eye to questions of how race, class, and gender shape strategy and experience in social change processes. It also stretches to include thinking about how analysis of age, religion, or sexual identity can influence the model. The papers contribute to our growing understanding of ways to use the social power analysis unique to the intersectional lens to offer new perspectives on well-researched questions such as group identity development in conflict, coalition organizing, and movement resonance. Through the intersectional lens questions often ignored and populations traditionally marginalized become the heart of the analysis. Additionally, the volume also considers how surveillance and information sharing shape the complex relationship between democratic freedoms and hegemonic governmental systems.
Agonism and Intersectionality: Indigenous Women, Violence and Feminist Collective Identity. Political Intersectionality within the Spanish Indignados Social Movement. Mothers, Mizrahi, and Poor: Contentious Media Framings of Mothers’ Movements. Age Dynamics and Identity: Conflict and Cooperation among Feminists in Buenos Aires. From Intragroup Conflict to Intergroup Cooperation. Social Movements and Bridge Building: Religious and Sexual Identity Conflicts. AIDS Activism among African American Women: Identity and Social Justice. The Dynamics of Backlash Online: Anonymous and the Battle for WikiLeaks. Introduction. List of Contributors. Foreword. Shadows of Solidarity: Identity, Intersectionality, and Frame Resonance. What Makes Protest Dangerous? Ideology, Contentious Tactics, and Covert Surveillance. Copyright page. Intersectionality and Social Change. Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change. Intersectionality and Social Change. About the Authors.

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