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

Maxine Craig

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152623
eISBN:
9780199849345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152623.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a study of black women as symbols, and as participants, in the reshaping of the meaning of black racial identity. The meanings and practices of racial identity are continually reshaped ... More


“The Beauty Industry Is Ours”: Developing African American Consumer Citizenship in the 1920s and 1930s

Susannah Walker

in Style and Status: Selling Beauty to African American Women, 1920-1975

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124339
eISBN:
9780813134802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124339.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the attempts to create some form of African American consumer citizenship in order to prove the worth of black consumers to white-owned businesses. It looks at how beauty ... More


The ‘two religions’: a gendered divide in Victorian society

Diana Donald

in Women Against Cruelty: Protection of Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526115423
eISBN:
9781526150479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115430.00010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter brings into focus an underlying theme of the book – the structured antithesis between male and female attitudes to animals, which was induced by social conditioning; especially by the ... More


“I Think They’re Looking for a Skinny Chick!”: Girls and Boys Consuming Racialized Beauty

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the teens' conceptualizations of racial identity, obesity, body image, and gendered definitions of beauty as they surface in a group conversation about a popular television ... More


Globally Black, “Naija,” and Fabulous: Asserting Authentic Selves

Simidele Dosekun

in Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter concerns how the women position themselves as simultaneously and authentically black, Nigerian and cosmopolitan subjects. The first part of the chapter addresses the racial politics of ... More


Women Against Cruelty: Protection of Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Diana Donald

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526115423
eISBN:
9781526150479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115430
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores for the first time women’s leading roles in animal protection in nineteenth-century Britain. Victorian women founded pioneering bodies such as the Battersea Dogs’ Home, the Royal ... More


Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book concerns young, class-privileged women in the Nigerian city of Lagos who dress in a “spectacularly feminine” style characterised by the extravagant use and combination of normatively ... More


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