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Apr. 10th, 2009 10:53 am Quote of the day: identity politics

"Identity politics enabled many formerly silenced and displaced groups to emerge from the margins of power and dominant culture to reassert and reclain suppressed identities and experiences; but in doing so, they often
substituted one master narrative for another, invoked a politics of separa
tism, and suppressed differences within their own 'liberatory' narratives." - Henry Giroux, "Living Dangerously: Identity Politics and The New Cultural Racism." In Between Borders: Pedagogy and the Politics of Cultural Studies.

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