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Definition: Intersectionality

Intersectionality is defined by Professor and Activist Patricia Hill Collins as referencing “the critical insight that race, class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nation, ability, and age operate not as unitary, mutually exclusive entities, but rather as reciprocally constructing phenomena.” The origins of Intersectionality can be most prominently be traced to the 60s and 70s in the […]

Definition: Discourse

Definition: Michel Foucault was a philosopher related to the structuralist and post-structuralist movement. His work focused on conceptualizing the notions of  archaeological and genealogical analysis, and utilizing them to engage in projects of historical critique. The idea of archaeology as conceived by Foucault, referred to an understanding that epistemes and discourse formations (also understood as […]

Definition: Neoliberalism

Definition: Neoliberalism is an ideology that was brought to bear on the world between 1978-80, by three prominent figures, Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the UK, Ronald Reagen, President of the US, and Paul Volcker, then chair of the United States Federal Reserve. As David Harvey, Professor of Anthropology in CUNY University defines in his […]

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