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Compound inequity in technology labour markets

Editorial

Dr. Tamaro Green, DS

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2021-04-25 22:26:24 viewed: 139

 

Kuran et al. (2020) credit Kimberlé Crenshaw for developing intersectional theory which explains compounded marginalization through dominating and oppressive exercise of power over people with multiple social inequities.  Technology labour markets may provide evidence to support the outcomes of intersectional theory.  Diversity in technology labour markets may require transparency to support the proper analysis and verification of intersectional theory in technology labour markets.  Intersectional theory suggests combining social variables to capture differences in outcomes across environmental, social, and economic dimensions (Kuran et al., 2020).  Kuran et al. (2020) develop a systemic approach to measuring risk of social vulnerability with intersectional theory for crisis management.  Cavaghan (2020) highlights shortcomings of some feminist movements to highlight the intersectionality for Black feminists.  Seag, Badhe, and Choudhry (2020) explain how intersectional theory captures discrimination without recourse for mutual exclusive demographic categories.

 

References:

Cavaghan, R. (2020). The possibilities and constraints for intersectional practice in gender budgeting activism. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, 27(4), 670-693. doi:10.1093/sp/jxaa030

Kuran, C. H. A., Morsut, C., Kruke, B. I., Krüger, M., Segnestam, L., Orru, K., . . . Torpan, S. (2020). Vulnerability and vulnerable groups from an intersectionality perspective. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 50, 101826. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101826

Seag, M., Badhe, R., & Choudhry, I. (2020). Intersectionality and international polar research. Polar Record, 56, e14. doi:10.1017/S0032247419000585

 

 

 

Dr. Tamaro Green is a computer science researcher and the founder of TJG Web Services.  TJG Web Services, LLC is a consulting firm in the field of information technology.  Dr. Green writes on topics of privacy, security, and ethics in information technology and computer science.

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