White Male Privilege: An intersectional deconstruction

Matthew James Etchells, Elizabeth Deuermeyer, Vanessa M. Liles, Samantha Meister, Mario I Suárez, Warren Chalklen


This research saliently deconstructs the philosophical writing of a white, privileged male by five diverse academic peers by using a methodology of deconstruction to analyze the initial author’s writing. Their reflects on his nascent perspectives address the stages of racism, mea culpa, the relationship between privilege, oppression, and classism, a feminist perspective, binary, and intersectionality. Further analysis connote for the need to deconstruct privilege in a literary context and to develop an autoethnography to fully delve into privilege beyond a superficial and neglectful narrative.


Privilege, deconstruction, intersectionality, race, gender, and male privilege

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