Week5Power,Privilege,AndEthnicityPart2PowerpointWGS191

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Power,’Privilege,’and’Ethnicity’–’ Part’2’
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Key’Concept:’ Intersec<onality’ Kimberlé’Crenshaw’ Professor’of’Law’ UCLA’School’of’Law’
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Key’Concept:’ Intersec<onality’ DEFINITIONS:’ - intersec<onal’iden<<es’ - mul<ple’strands’that’make’up’iden<ty’ - race’,’gender,’class,’sexuality’ - na<onality,’religion,’language’ - belonging’to’several’groups’simultaneously’ - intersec<onal’analysis’ - focuses’on’mul<ple’variables’of’iden<ty’ - considers’how’intersec<onal’iden<<es’are’connected’ to’di±erent’forms’of’inequality’and’oppression’
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Key’Concept:’ Intersec<onality’ EXAMPLE—DOMESTIC’VIOLENCE’ - how’women’experience’domes<c’violence’is’ <ed’to’factors’such’as’race’and’class’ - Women±s’shelters’in’L.A.’(Crenshaw’ar<cle)’ - Class’factors’–’poverty,’employment’status,’ educa<on,’family’and’friends’ - Race’factors’–’housing’and’job’discrimina<on’ - Gender’factors’–’childcare’responsibili<es’
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Key’Concept:’ Intersec<onality’ EXAMPLE—DOMESTIC’VIOLENCE’ “When’systems’of’race,’gender,’and’class’domina<on’ converge,’as’they’do’in’the’experiences’of’ba]ered’ women’of’color,’interven<on’strategies’based’solely’on’ the’experiences’of’women’who’do’not’share’the’same’ class’or’race’backgrounds’will’be’of’limited’help’to’women’ who’because’of’race’and’class’face’diFerent’obstacles.”’ ’--’Crenshaw,’“Mapping’the’Margins”’(201)’
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Key’Concept:’ Intersec<onality’ EXAMPLE—IMMIGRATION’AND’NATIONALITY’ACT’ - Marriage’Fraud’Provision’ - 1990’Amendment’ à ’waiver’in’cases’of’domes<c’ violence’ - Invisible’barriers’against’immigrant’women’ receiving’the’waiver’ - Culture’ - Gender’ - Language’ -’Intersec<onal’subordina<on’
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Key’Concept:’Social’Construc<on’of’Race’ Ian’Haney- López’ Professor’of’Law’ UC’Berkeley’School’of’Law’
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Key’Concept:’Social’Construc<on’of’Race’ - The’social’construc<on’of’race’is’a’response’to’the’debunking’of’ biological’race’aGer’WWII’ - Replaced’by’the’term’ethnicity’–’a’group’of’people’who’perceive’ themselves’or’are’perceived’by’others’as’sharing’cultural’traits’ such’as’language,’religion,’family’customs,’food’preferences,’etc.’ Key’Quote:’ “There’are’no’gene<c’characteris<cs’possessed’by’all’Blacks’but’not’by’ non-’Blacks;’similarly,’there’is’no’gene’or’cluster’of’genes’common’to’all’ Whites’but’not’to’non-Whites…intragroup’diFerences’exceed’intergroup’ diFerences.”’ --’Haney- López,’“The’Social’Construc<on’of’Race”’(52)’
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