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Author Rondilla, Joanne L., author.

Title Is lighter better? : skin-tone discrimination among Asian Americans / Joanne L. Rondilla and Paul Spickard ; contributing researchers and writers, Lilynda Agvateesiri [and nine others].

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (159 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Colorism -- United States.
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.
Asian Americans -- Social conditions.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Spickard, Paul R., 1950- author.
Agvateesiri, Lilynda, contributor.
Other Form: Print version: Rondilla, Joanne L. Is lighter better? : skin-tone discrimination among Asian Americans. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2007] x, 148 pages ; 24 cm 9780742554931 (DLC)10928895
ISBN 9780742554931 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742554937 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742554948 (paper : alk. paper)
0742554945 (paper : alk. paper)
9781461638100 (e-book)

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