Chapter 8. Labor-market Inequality: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class

  1. Mary Romero and
  2. Eric Margolis
  1. Irene Browne and
  2. Joya Misra

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch9

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

How to Cite

Browne, I. and Misra, J. (2007) Labor-market Inequality: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class, in The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (eds M. Romero and E. Margolis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231547

Online ISBN: 9780470996973

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Keywords:

  • labor-market inequality;
  • intersections;
  • gender;
  • race;
  • class

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theoretical Explanations of Gender, Race, and Class Intersections: Themes and Questions in Theorizing Intersectionality

  • The matrix of domination and importance of structure

  • Intersectionality permeating all levels of social life

  • Intersectionality as ubiquitous or contingent

  • Challenges in Testing Claims of Intersectionality with Empirical Research

  • Conceptualization and measurement

  • Epistemologies and methodologies

  • Empirical Evidence Regarding Intersectionality

  • Class, race, gender, and workplace authority

  • Domestic Work: Embedded in Hierarchies of Gender, Race, and Class

  • Conclusion