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‘Idea laundering’ in academia — How nonsensical jargon like ‘intersectionality’ and ‘cisgender’ is imbued with an air of false authority…

‘Idea laundering’ in academia — How nonsensical jargon like ‘intersectionality’ and ‘cisgender’ is imbued with an air of false authority…

You’ve almost certainly heard some of the following terms: cisgender, fat shaming, heteronormativity, intersectionality, patriarchy, rape culture and whiteness.

The reason you’ve heard them is that politically engaged academicians have been developing concepts like these for more than 30 years, and all that time they’ve been percolating. Only recently have they begun to emerge in mainstream culture. These academicians accomplish this by passing off their ideas as knowledge; that is, as if these terms describe facts about the…

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