Racialized Gendered Organizations

CONTACT:  esboldt_joy@berkeley.edu

The “Racialized-Gendered Organizations” working group aims to investigate the intersection of race, gender, and organizations. We ask how organizations are both products and generators of unequal power structures in society. Topics of focus include: how racialized and/or gendered norms are created, enforced, and mobilized; roles of identity and power relations within/across organizations as they (re)produce, co-mediate, and enact social networks, practices, interactions, opportunities, and relations; the relationship across organizations (i.e., meso-level social structures) and across leveled context (e.g. the macro- and micro-level social structures) for the reproduction and contestation of oppression; how organizations provide affordances and constraints for individuals and groups; and the processes, potential, and tensions of structural change.