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Why We Want To Be White Women

A first-person account of race and yoga is making the social media rounds. In it a self-described thin white woman notices a black woman in yoga class and has an … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 29 Comments

On White Women’s Anger

I once wrote an article calling Barack Obama a fraud for his treatment of Shirley Sherrod. I may or may not have cussed him out, actually. That post got fewer … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · 13 Comments

Degrees of Gender

I’ve had a project on gender and for-profits for a few months now. This paper is currently under review in a later format. I will also be presenting some of … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Inequality and Organizations: Finally Someone Speaking My Language!

I have talked here before about how shocked I am that org theory so rarely engages ideas of inequality. I mean, we even call structural racism institutional racism. The word … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Raging Against The Machine

It has taken me a little time to grasp the different writing conventions of academe. Writing for a conference presentation is not  like writing for publication which can be totally … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Reckless Theorizing Without A Net: Women, Blogging, and Power

Two things prompted the rampant display of theorizing you’re about to see unfold in real time. One was a chance conversation with a group of powerful, accomplished women academics. The … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 11 Comments
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