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Author Rondilla, Joanne L.

Title Is lighter better? : skin-tone discrimination among Asian Americans / Joanne L. Rondilla and Paul Spickard.

Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.895073 R668i 2007    ---  Available
Description x, 148 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-142) and index.
Contents Colorism in Asian America -- The darker and lighter sister : telling our stories -- The survey -- Making a better me? Pure. White. Flawless -- The unkindest cut : cosmetic surgery.
Subject Asian Americans -- Race identity.
Asian Americans -- Attitudes.
Race discrimination -- United States.
Racism -- United States.
Human skin color -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Human skin color -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Asian Americans -- Social conditions.
Added Author Spickard, Paul R., 1950-
ISBN 9780742554948 (paper : alk. paper)
9780742554931 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742554937 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742554945 (paper : alk. paper)

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