1st Edition

Why Race and Gender Still Matter An Intersectional Approach

Edited By Maeve M O'Donovan, Namita Goswami, Lisa Yount Copyright 2014
    272 Pages
    by Routledge

    258 Pages
    by Routledge

    Intersectionality, the attempt to bring theories on race, gender, disability and sexuality together, has existed for decades as a theoretical framework. The essays in this volume explore how intersectionality can be applied to modern philosophy, as well as looking at other disciplines.

    Introduction to Why Race and Gender Still Matter: An Intersectional Analysis, Namita Goswami, Maeve M. O’Donovan, Lisa Yount; Part I Defining Intersectionality; Chapter 1 Race Women, Race Men and Early Expressions of Proto-Intersectionality, 1830s–1930s, Kathryn T. Gines; Chapter 2 Past as Prologue: Intersectional Analysis from the Nineteenth Century to the Twenty-First, Kristin Waters; Chapter 3 Making Sense: The Multistability of Oppression and the Importance of Intersectionality, Kristie Dotson; Chapter 4 Reinvigorating Intersectionality as a Provisional Concept, Anna Carastathis; Chapter 5 ‘Big Red Sun Blues’: Intersectionality, Temporality and the Police Order of Identity Politics, Tina Chanter; Part II Doing Intersectionality; Chapter 6 Continental Feminist Philosophy Meets Intersectionality: Rosi Braidotti’s Work, Iveta Jusová; Chapter 7 Purposeful Nonsense, Intersectionality and the Mission to Save Black Babies, Melissa M. Kozma, Jeanine Weekes Schroer; Chapter 8 Transitional Subjects: Gender, Race and the Biopolitics of the Real, Marie Draz; Chapter 9 Caster Semenya: Reasoning Up Front with Race, Janine Jones; Chapter 10 Philosophical Happiness and the Relational Production of Philosophical Space, Heather Rakes; Chapter 11 Theory Can Heal: Constructing an Ethos of Intervention, Jennifer Scuro;


    Namita Goswami, Maeve M. O’Donovan, Lisa Yount