Ain't I a beauty queen? black women, beauty, and the politics of race

The meanings and practices of racial identity are continually reshaped as a result of the interplay of actions taken at the individual and institutional levels. This text is a study of African American women as symbols, and as participants, in the reshaping of the meaning of African American racial...

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Main Author: Craig, Maxine Leeds
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2002, 2002
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