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Analysing Intersectionality
A Toolbox of Methods



November 2023 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

How can we analyse the intersectional effects of multiple factors on experiences of disenfranchisement? This book equips you with the methodological tools to uncover new insights.

First providing a critical examination of long-standing methodologies in intersectionality research, it then shines a spotlight on analytical techniques such as qualitative comparative analysis, multilevel models, mediation and moderation, and mixed methods designs.

With chapter objectives, real-world research examples, further reading and reflective questions, it will equip you with the methodological tools to understand intersectionality in specific social settings.

The book:

·       Bridges the gap between intersectionality as a theory and an empirical research practice.

·       Extends existing approaches to analysing intersectionality in a traditionally qualitative field.

·       Inspires creativity and celebrates a variety of effective methods for studying intersectionality.

Innovative and thought-provoking, this book is ideal for any student or researcher looking to harness the power of empirical evidence to explore inequality and injustice.

 
Chapter 1: Introducing Intersectionality
 
Chapter 2: Intersectionality: Linking Theories to Research Designs
 
Chapter 3: Qualitative Designs and Methods
 
Chapter 4: Exploring Patterns of Intersectionality in Contingency Tables
 
Chapter 5: Intersectionality as Configurations
 
Chapter 6: Interaction Terms in Generalized Linear Regression Models
 
Chapter 7: Analysing Intersectionality with Multi-Level Models
 
Chapter 8: Mediation, Moderation, and Intersectionality
 
Chapter 9: Mixed-Methods Research Design
 
Chapter 10: Reflections and Conclusions

An easy guide to understanding how intersectionality can be thought of within research projects.

Dr Kat Cartmell
Department of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire
February 18, 2024

This book gives a good example to students about embedding a theoretical lens into their research from the point of design, and also helps researchers to think about and identify intersectional factors impacting on their research participants.

Mrs Carrie Phillips
Social Work Department, Sunderland University
December 5, 2023

Keming Yang

Dr Keming Yang is currently an Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Durham in the UK. He was born and grew up in the city of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China. He studied sociology at Nankai University and worked there for three years before going to study for a PhD at Columbia University in the US. His first job after receiving the PhD was at National University of Singapore. He then took a position at University of Reading in the UK and moved to the current position at Durham. His first research area is the political and economic sociology of entrepreneurship in China, in which he published two books, Entrepreneurship in... More About Author

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