ISBN-10:
019515262X
ISBN-13:
9780195152623
Pub. Date:
06/28/2002
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race / Edition 1

Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race / Edition 1

by Maxine Leeds Craig
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ISBN-13: 9780195152623
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 893,555
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Maxine Leeds Craig is Assistant Professor of Sociology and director of the graduate program in Sociology at California State University, Hayward.

Table of Contents

1Ridicule and Celebration: Black Women as Symbols in the Rearticulation of Race3
2Contexts for the Emergence of "Black Is Beautiful,"23
3Ain't I a Beauty Queen? Representing the Ideal Black Woman45
4Standing (in Heels) for My People65
5How Black Became Popular: Social Movements and Racial Rearticulation78
6Yvonne's Wig: Gender and the Racialized Body109
7Pride and Shame: Black Women as Symbols of the "Middle Class,"129
8The Appearance of Unity143
9An Ongoing Dialogue161
Notes171
Selected Bibliography187
Index195

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