Author: Umut Erel

Discussing intersectionality: race, gender and social class

Updated Tuesday, 26th October 2021
What is intersectionality and why are race, gender, social class and intersectionality important to social research? This series of videos explores...

In this series of videos, Umut Erel from The Open University discusses the topic of intersectionality and how it relates to social research with Tracey Reynolds, Professor of Social Sciences at the University of Greenwich, and Ann Phoenix, Professor of Psycho-Social Studies at University College London.


What is intersectionality?

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Why are race, gender, social class and intersectionality important to social research?

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How can social research identify and help to address inequalities based on social divisions of gender, race, class and the intersections of these?

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Why do you think it is important that students learn about race, gender, social class and intersectionality to better understand social research?

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These videos were filmed for the Open University course DD215 Social research: crime, justice and society.

 

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