intersectionality
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪntəˌsɛkʃəˈnælɪti/
  • (GA) IPA: /ɪntɚˌsɛkʃəˈnæləti/
Noun

intersectionality

  1. The quality or state of being intersectional, that is, of being characterized by intersection (especially of multiple forms of discrimination).
    the intersectionality of these issues
    the intersectionality of gender, class, ethnicity, age, generation, marital status, and place of origin
  2. The study of (or a sociological methodology of studying) overlapping or intersecting social identities and related systems of oppression, domination, or discrimination.
Synonyms
  • cross-sectionality
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