(i) Recent introductions and overviews

Note: See chapters by Beasley and Mann in particular.


Ang, Ien. (1995). I’m a Feminist But… ‘Other’ Women and Postnational Feminism. In Caine, Barbara and Pringle, Rosemary. (eds.). Transitions: New Australian Feminisms. New York: St Martin’s Press.

Anthias, F. (2002). Beyond feminism and multiculturalism: Locating difference and the politics of location. Women’s Studies International Forum, 25(3): 275-286.

Archer, L. (2004). Re/theorizing “difference” in feminist research. Women’s Studies International Forum, 27(5-6): 459-473.

Banks, C. A., Pliner, S. M., & Hopkins, M. B. (2013). Intersectionality and paradigms of privilege. Deconstructing privilege: Teaching and learning as allies in the classroom, 102-114.

Barkley Brown, E. (1997). ‘What Has Happened Here ?’ The Politics of Difference in Women’s History and Feminist Politics. In Nicholson, Linda. (ed.). Second Wave: A Reader in Feminist Theory. New York. Routledge.

Beasley, C. (2006). Speaking of feminism… what are we arguing about?: difference and the politics of meaning. In L. Burns (ed.), Feminist Alliances, Rodopi, Amsterdam & N. Y., 35-58.

Beasley, Chris. (1999). What is Feminism, Anyway? Understanding Contemporary Feminist Thought. Sydney: Allen & Unwin (Chapter 8).

Bhavnani, Kum Kum, and Meg Coulson. (2003). ‘Race’. In Eagleton, Mary (ed). A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Brah, Avtar, and Ann Phoenix. (2004). Ain’t I A Woman? Revisiting Intersectionality. Journal of International Women’s Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3, May.

Bryson, Valerie. (1998). Women, ‘Race’ and Class. In Feminist Debates: Issues of Theory and Political Practice. Macmillan.

Carastathis, A. (2016). Intersectionality: Origins, contestations, horizons. U of Nebraska Press.

Carbin, M., and S. Edenheim. (2013). The intersectional turn in feminist theory: a dream of a common language. European Journal of Women’s Studies, DOI, pp. 233-248.

Case, K. A., Iuzzini, J., & Hopkins, M. (2012). Systems of privilege: Intersections, awareness, and applications. Journal of Social Issues, 68, 1–10. doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-4560.2011.01732.x.

Choo, H. Y., & Ferree, M. M. (2010). Practicing intersectionality in sociological research: A critical analysis of inclusions, interactions, and institutions in the study of inequalities. Sociological Theory, 28(2), 129-149.

Clark, A. D., Dantzler, P. A., & Nickels, A. E. (2018). Black lives matter: (Re)framing the next wave of black liberation. In Research in social movements, conflicts and change. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Cole, E. R. (2009). Intersectionality and research in psychology. American Psychologist, 64(3), 170-180.

Collins, P. H. (2019). Intersectionality as critical social theory. Duke University Press.

Collins, Patricia Hill, & Bilge, Sirma. (2020). Intersectionality. John Wiley & Sons.

Dhamoon, R. (2011). Considerations on Mainstreaming Intersectionality. Political Research Quarterly. 64, 230-243.

Dill, B. T., & Zambrana, R. E. (2009). Critical thinking about inequality: An emerging lens. In B. T. Dill & R. E. Zambrana (eds.), Emerging intersections: Race, class, and gender in theory, policy, and practice (pp. 1–21). New Brunswick: Rutgers.

Eagleton, Mary (ed). (2003). A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Evans, E., & Lépinard, É. (Eds.). (2019). Intersectionality in feminist and queer movements: Confronting privileges. Routledge.

Grzanka, P. R. (2018). Intersectionality: A foundations and frontiers reader. Routledge.

Hancock, A. M. (2007). When multiplication doesn’t equal quick addition: Examining intersectionality as a research paradigm. Perspectives on Politics, 5(1), 63–78.

Hark, S., & Villa, P. I. (2020). The Future of Difference: Beyond the Toxic Entanglement of Racism, Sexism and Feminism. Verso.

Hurtado, A. (2018). Intersectional understandings of inequality. The Oxford handbook of social psychology and social justice, 157-187.

Lykke, N. (2010). Feminist Studies:A Guide to Intersectional Theory, Methodology and Writing. New York: Routledge.

Mann, Susan A. (2012). Doing Feminist Theory: From modernity to postmodernity. New York: Oxford (Chapter 5, Intersectionality theories).

McIntosh, P. (2012). Reflections and future directions for privilege studies. Journal of Social Issues, 68, 194–206. doi:10.1111/j.1540-4560.2011.01744.x.

Ramos, C. & Brassel, S. (2020). Intersectionality: When Identities Converge. Catalyst.

Romero, M. (2017). Introducing intersectionality. John Wiley & Sons.

Thompson, Denise. (2001). Differences Among Women. Ch. 7, and. What Does it Mean to Call Feminism ‘White and Middle-Class’?. Ch. 8, in Radical Feminism Today. London: Sage

Tomlinson, B. (2018). Undermining intersectionality: The perils of powerblind feminism. Temple University Press.

Weldon, S. L. (2008). Intersectionality. In Politics, Gender and Concepts: Theory and Methodology, ed. Gary Goertz and Amy G. Mazur, 193-218.

Wilchins, Riki. (2019). Gender Norms and Intersectionality: Connecting Race, Class and Gender. Rowman & Littlefield International.