Please read Nash, J. C. (2008). Re-thinking intersectionality. Feminist review, 89(1), 1-15.
And answer the following questions:
- What is intersectionality and why might it be helpful in the study of identity?
- What does Nash mean by the paradoxes of intersectionality?
- What issues relating to methodology does Nash identify?
- In what ways, does Nash argue do ‘intersectional projects often replicate precisely the approaches that they critique?
- What does Nash argue are the problems with ‘a theoretical reliance on black women’s experiences?
- What questions must intersectional theory grapple with if it is to provide a general theory of identity?
- What, argues Nash, is the ‘so what’ of attending to the contradictions of intersectionality?
- What can this article tell us about the way key concepts such as intersectionality or identity, are employed, developed, critiqued and transformed in academic scholarship?