Gender, Intersectionality, and Interculturality: Practical Steps to Gender Inclusive Education

Year: 2017

Author: Ramirez, Elba, Pasley, Mx

Type of paper: Abstract refereed

Interculturality seeks to render visible and valid the variation among people. Stereotypes may be a point of departure, but the aim is to commune over the similarities and differences between us, and to use this as a platform to challenge "dominant hegemony, prevailing social hierarchies, and inequitable distributions of power and privilege" (Gorski, 2008, p.515). Taylor, Hines, and Casey (2010), among others, have highlighted that assumptions of culture, race, age, class, (dis)ability, education, and religiousity automatically colour cisheteronormativities. Following this track, the similar dynamics operating around gender and cultural normativities have led authors, such as Johnson (2013), Ch