Example: A working class woman faces gender and economic discrimination and a working class woman of color faces economic, gender, and racial discrimination.
Audio Pronunciation: (in·ter·sec·tion·al·ity)
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- Plural: intersectionalities
- Also called:
- cumulative disadvantage
- intersection theory
- multiple jeopardy
OpenStax College. 2012. Theories of Race and Ethnicity. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42861/1.2/).