Diversity and difference in communication
Diversity and difference in communication

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Diversity and difference in communication

2.7 Aspects of identity

2.7.1 Identities are plural

Every person has a range of identities, according to how they see themselves (and how others see them) in terms of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age, and so on. This means that seeing an individual in terms of one aspect of their identity – as a black person, for example, rather than as (say) a black working-class woman who is also a social worker, a mother and a school governor – is inevitably reductive and misleading.

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