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“This groundbreaking collection explores the intersecting variables of groups marginalized by the media. Contributors examine gender, race, class, sexual orientation, geography, and ethnicity in relation to feminist multicultural issues…. Highly recommended for students of feminism, multiculturalism, cultural studies, communication theory, and media analysis.” --Choice “Most of the world's women experience multiple forms of oppression, yet few communication scholars have prioritized this profound reality. Professor Valdivia's collection examining feminism, multiculturalism, and the media is a welcome text for courses on women, minorities, and communication, plus an excellent resource for many other courses concerned with issues of diversity.” --H. Leslie Steeves, University of Oregon “Many contributors illustrate contradictions in multicultural and feminist media perspectives. These embrace more than feminist analysis: They illustrate how gender, race, class, and ...

Living Theory Through Practice: Race, Gender, and Class in the Everyday Life of a Graduate Student
Living theory through practice: Race, gender, and class in the everyday life of a graduate student
Isabel MolinaGuzman

I am frustrated by the binary opposition you make between the intellectual and the underclass, because I feel myself to be both working in the underclass in many ways and an intellectual. So that I feel all the more like an outsider here, at this conference that seems to be so much a mirroring of the very kinds of hierarchies that terrorize and violate. The problem is we can't even dialogue in this space. The challenge to us here is to try and disrupt and subvert and change that and not just sit ...

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