Power and Privilege in White Middle-Class Feminist Discussions of Gender and Education
by Christine E. Sleeter - 1993
In education as well as other social institutions, concerns of women often are represented as competing with concerns of racial minority groups and sometimes of low-income people. This chapter challenges that representation. Half of racial minority group members and low-income people are women. However, by treating race, social class, and gender as separate issues signifying discrete groups, white economically privileged women tend to benefit, and oppressed groups remain fragmented, competing against each other for scarce resources.
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