Identity Politics, Definition(s) of

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  • C (58)
  • D (26)
  • E (34)
  • F (43)
  • G (20)
  • H (19)
  • I (27)
  • J (11)
  • K (1)
  • L (16)
  • M (27)
  • N (18)
  • O (18)
  • P (33)
  • Q (5)
  • R (30)
  • S (59)
  • T (16)
  • U (4)
  • V (7)
  • W (39)

"The expression of 'voice' according to which individuals adopt and speak on behalf of particular life styles. In some cases, this becomes the basis for establishing particular life styles." (Brannen & Nilsen)

"Political activities organized on the basis of cultural, racial, gender, ethnic, or other claims that prioritize a particular group identity and experience." (Marshall, 2003).

Glossary Source: 

Brannen, J. & Nilsen, A. (2003, January 28). Adulthood: Changing Concepts and Definitions, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Identity. (2003). In Gordon Marshall, (Ed.), A dictionary of sociology in politics and social sciences. London: Oxford University Press, Inc. Internet Explorer. www.oxfordreference.com (17 June 2003).