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Intersectionality is the theory that captures the ?

complexity of living experiences and interacting factors of social inequity by exposing multiple and intersecting systems of oppression and privilege at the same time


Intersectionality forces us to struggle to understand what is...
on a basis that it is precisely at the intersection that ...

created & experienced at the intersection of two or more axes of oppression
on the basis that it is precisely at the intersection that a completely new status (more than a simple sum of parts) is formed


7 key features of intersectionality

1) recognizes importance of multiple & changing social identities simulataneously
2) health outcomes are shaped by many factors at the same time
3) seeks to uncover convergence of peoples experiences
4) both micro and macro institutions create inequities
5) historical elements factor into inequality
6) societal norms shaped by those who have power