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Title: Developing a critical realist positional approach to intersectionality
Authors: Martinez Dy, Angela
Martin, Lee
Marlow, Susan
Keywords: Critical realism
Critique
Feminism
Intersectionality
Methodology
Ontology
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: © W. S. Maney & Son Ltd
Citation: MARTINEZ DY, A., MARTIN, L. and MARLOW, S., 2014. Developing a critical realist positional approach to intersectionality. Journal of Critical Realism, 13(5), pp. 447-466.
Abstract: This article identifies philosophical tensions and limitations within contemporary intersectionality theory which, it will be argued, have hindered its ability to explain how positioning in multiple social categories can affect life chances and influence the reproduction of inequality. We draw upon critical realism to propose an augmented conceptual framework and novel methodological approach that offers the potential to move beyond these debates, so as to better enable intersectionality to provide causal explanatory accounts of the ‘lived experiences’ of social privilege and disadvantage.
Description: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis now in Journal of Critical Realism on 21st April 2015, available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1476743014Z.00000000043
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1179/1476743014Z.00000000043
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/19415
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1476743014Z.00000000043
ISSN: 1476-7430
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