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Ain't I a Beauty Queen? Representing the Ideal Black Woman

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152623
eISBN:
9780199849345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152623.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the history of early African American beauty contests, which were black institutional responses to racist depictions of black women. They constitute evidence that African ... More


Standing (in Heels) for My People

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152623
eISBN:
9780199849345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152623.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter chronicles African American attempts to integrate white beauty contests. These attempts were rarely individual efforts. The contestants often received support from organizations, such as ... More


Herding in Finance, Stock Market Crashes, Frenzies, and Bank Runs

Markus K. Brunnermeier

in Asset Pricing under Asymmetric Information: Bubbles, Crashes, Technical Analysis, and Herding

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296980
eISBN:
9780191596025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296983.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter shows that herding can help to explain many empirical phenomena in finance, like stock market crashes. In a setting with widely dispersed information, even relatively unimportant news ... More


Queen of the Virgins: Pageantry and Black Womanhood in the Caribbean

M. Cynthia Oliver

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732429
eISBN:
9781604733488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732429.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Beauty pageants are wildly popular in the U.S. Virgin Islands, outnumbering any other single performance event and capturing the attention of the local people from toddlers to seniors. Local beauty ... More


Computing Measures of Reputation

in Reputation-Based Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773294
eISBN:
9780804777438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773294.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter presents two alternative measures of reputation that, with their differing characteristics and properties, give insight into the multiplicity of reputation indicators that could be ... More


Conclusion

Stephanie J. Smith

in Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter highlights Yucatán's Mestiza (meaning Maya) Beauty Contest, held in December 1924, to further illustrate the state's overall rollback of more substantial reforms for women. Yucatecan ... More


Searching for Charisma Queen Himiko

Laura Miller

in Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297722
eISBN:
9780520969971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297722.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Himiko was a third-century ruler described only briefly by Chinese historians. In contemporary culture, she is cast as an elderly priestess, an adorable shrine attendant, or a vain sorceress. She ... More


Distracting Reputation Myths

Grahame R. Dowling

in Winning the Reputation Game: Creating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034463
eISBN:
9780262335089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034463.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The scholarly and management consulting literatures routinely tell companies what they should do in order to create a good reputation. However a problem with much of this advice is that it is not ... More


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