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Emergent and divergent spaces in the Women’s March: the challenges of intersectionality and inclusion

Moss, P. and Maddrell, A. (2017) Emergent and divergent spaces in the Women’s March: the challenges of intersectionality and inclusion. Gender, Place and Culture, 24 (5). pp. 613-620. ISSN 1360-0524

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2017.1351509

Abstract/Summary

This piece introduces the set of articles assembled from our call for Rapid Responses to the Women’s March on Washington circulated in February, 2017. Each addresses issues arising through collective expressions of protest. The Women’s March on Washington, organized on the twin principles of intersectionality and inclusion, acted as a flashpoint for the generation of emergent spaces to do politics differently. In the search for solidarity, tensions within groups and among individuals shaped the way in which resistance and protests were responded to and organized. The authors in this collection take up themes of intersectionality and inclusion/exclusion via politicizing the personal, contesting the state, and challenging simplistic notions of unity in solidarity.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:No
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science > Department of Geography and Environmental Science
ID Code:72577
Uncontrolled Keywords:gender; intersectionality; relationality; resistance; social justice; feminist organizing; Women’s March on Washington
Additional Information:Special issue: rapid responses to the Women's March on Washington
Publisher:Taylor & Francis

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