oppression matrix

The oppression matrix provides a model for analyzing social oppression and considering the formation of multiple interacting (intersectional ) parts of our identities and power structures that determine our lives.


Adams, M., Bell, L. A. & Griffin, P. (1997). Oppression Matrix. 1-page excerpt. Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice. Routledge: New York & London.

Be clear on the provided definition of hegemony and discourses as the way in way in which dominant ideas are reinforced. Can you think of particular discourses that circulate through the entertainment industries that reinforce varied hegemonic power structures.