The Construction, Deconstruction, and Reconstruction of Difference

Hypatia 5 (1):42 - 57 (1990)
The construction of difference is central to racism, sexism and other forms of oppression. This paper examines the similar and dissimilar ways in which race and gender have been constructed in the United States and analyzes the consequences of these differences in construction for the development of social policy and the growth and nature of movements for social change.
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