Download e-book for iPad: Black Beauty: Aesthetics, Stylization, Politics by Shirley Anne, Dr Tate

By Shirley Anne, Dr Tate

ISBN-10: 0754671453

ISBN-13: 9780754671459

Previous paintings discussing Black good looks has tended to be aware of Black women's look for white good looks on account of racialization. with out denying both the continuation of such aesthetics or their enduring energy, this e-book uncovers the cracks during this hegemonic Black beauty.

Drawing on precise ethnographic study among British girls of Caribbean historical past, this quantity pursues a huge dialogue of good looks in the Black diaspora contexts of the Caribbean, the united kingdom, the us and Latin the USA via varied old classes to the current day. With a distinct exploration of good looks, race and id politics, the writer finds how Black ladies themselves discuss, negotiate, inhabit, paintings on and practice Black good looks. As such, it is going to allure not just to sociologists, yet a person operating within the fields of race, ethnicity and post-colonial inspiration, feminism and the sociology of the body.

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