Towards a Broader Scope and More Critical Frame for Intersectional Analysis

  • Susan Paulson


Some 25 years ago in the Bolivian Andes, I asked farmer Faustina Fernández a clumsy question phrased something like ‘What are you?’ Her thoughtful answer revealed limitations of the static ways in which I sought to label people by gender and ethnoracial identity: ‘When a woman is hoeing potatoes in her field she is a campesina, but when she goes to the city to sell her potatoes she is a chola.’


Indigenous Woman Epistemic Community White Privilege Gender System Epistemological Stance 
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