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On men, organizations and intersectionality

Hearn, Jeff (2014) On men, organizations and intersectionality. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 33 (5). pp. 414-428. ISSN 2040-7149

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Abstract

Purpose
– The purpose of this paper is to reflect, personally, regarding work, politically and theoretically, on 40 years of involvement in organization studies, profeminism and intersectionality.

Design/methodology/approach
– The paper uses autoethnography.

Findings
– The paper shows the need for a broad notion of the field and fieldwork, the development of intersectional thinking, the complexity of men's relations to feminism and intersectionality and the need to both name and deconstruct men in the research field.

Research limitations/implications
– The paper suggests a more explicit naming and deconstruction of men and other intersectional social categories in doing research.

Practical implications
– The paper suggests a more explicit naming and deconstruction of men and other intersectional social categories in equality practice.

Social implications
– The paper suggests a more explicit naming and deconstruction of men and other intersectional social categories in social, political and policy interventions.

Originality/value
– The paper points to recent historical changes in the connections between feminism, gender, profeminism, organizations and intersectionality in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: special issue on “Men ‘Doing’ In-Equalities Research: Critical Reflections and Analyses from Men in the Field”,
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Research in the Social Sciences
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2014 09:33
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 16:08
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/21870

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