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Intersektionalität und Gouvernementalität

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Book Series: Politik und Geschlecht ISBN: 9783847410973 9783847421139 Year: Pages: 418 DOI: 10.3224/84742113 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Sociology
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Which power logics work in the interpretation of prostitution as a problem of individual moral leadership on the one hand and as a political problem for society as a whole on the other? The author combines two key concepts of current political and feminist theory - intersectionality and governmentality - with the historical analysis of the problematization of prostitution and its modes of government at the beginning of the 20th century. It empirically shows that different social groups were each specifically morally governed and argues for a political and process-oriented understanding of intersectionality, so that differentiated mechanisms of the exercise of power can be grasped.

Migrationsbedingt behindert?

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Book Series: Kultur und soziale Praxis ISBN: 9783839434079 9783837634075 9783732834075 Year: Pages: 312 DOI: 10.14361/9783839434079 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Subject: History --- Migration
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Until now, the category of `culture' functioned as a central category of difference and explanation for reduced ability of the support system to reach families at the intersections of migration and disability. The barriers are alleged to be located above all within the family. Their culturally specific interpretation of disability, according to this assumption, does not correspond to the expectations of empowerment in disability services. To confront this one-dimensional perspective, Donja Amirpur illustrates the complex life situations of these families. Through interviews and with the help of an intersectional, multi-faceted analysis, she depicts the barriers in the support system, and promotes a critical confrontation with hegemonic practices on a structural level.

Racial Profiling

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Book Series: Postcolonial Studies ISBN: 9783839441459 9783837641455 Year: Pages: 336 DOI: 10.14361/9783839441459 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: Sociology
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Racist police checks are part of everyday life in Europe. They make it dramatically visible who is not considered a fellow citizen. While much of the dominance society finds this racist practice normal, more and more people are no longer prepared to accept it without resistance. The volume brings together scientific, artistic and activist contributions to the social backgrounds and modes of action of racial profiling and the possibilities of intersectional anti-racist resistance. The focus is on Switzerland, supplemented by perspectives from authors who are familiar with the German context.

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