The Intersectionality Theory of Gender

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The sociological theory that states that status categories such as race, ability, and gender all influence one another is called:

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1. The perspective that views all statuses as separate and looks at where they overlap is called an:

2. The perspective that views all statuses as creating one unique whole is called an:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your ability to comprehend the characteristics of the intersectionality theory. The quiz will go over areas such as information about the research on intersectionality theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The perspective that claims statuses are separate
  • The statuses that influenced the concept of the intersectionality theory
  • The perspective that supports statuses as a whole
  • The theory that says that status categories influence one another

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the intersectionality theory and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the perspective that supports separate statuses
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the perspective that supports statuses coming together as a whole

Additional Learning

Please read through the short lesson titled The Intersectionality Theory of Gender to go into further detail on related concepts. Objectives covered in this lesson are:

  • Identify the significance of the intersectionality theory
  • Recall the background of statuses and the important experts who were a part of making the intersectionality theory
  • Learn about the difference between two different status approaches
  • Understand how these theories are applied
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