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Contested Images Women of Color in Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 0759119627

ISBN-13: 9780759119628

Edition: 2012

Authors: Alma M. Garcia

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List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Credits
Introduction
Film Images
Ideological Racism and Cultural Resistance: Constructing Our Own Images
Black Women's Films: Genesis of a Tradition
Ghosts and Vanishing Indian Women: Death of the Celluloid Maiden in the 1990s
Lost in the Cinematic Landscape: Chicanas as Lloronas in Contemporary Film
Chasing Fae: The Watermelon Woman and Black Lesbian Possibility
Beauty Images
Hey Girl, Am I More than My Hair?: African American Women and Their Struggles with Beauty, Body Image, and Hair
Barbie's Hair: Selling Out Puerto Rican Identity in the Global-Market
The Pocahontas Perplex: The Image of Indian Women in American Culture
Yearning for Lightness: Transnational Circuits in the Marketing and Consumption of Skin Lighteners
Music
Bad Sistas: Black Women Rappers and Sexual Politics in Rap Music
Jennifer as Selena: Rethinking Latinidad in Media and Popular Culture
Passed into the Present: Women in Hawaiian Entertainment
Cibo Matto' s Stereotype A: Articulating Asian American Hip Pop
Television
"Made to Be the Maid"?: An Examination of the Latina as Maid in Mainstream Film and Television
The Burden of History: Representations of American Indian Women in Popular Media
The Eurasian Female Hero(ine): Sydney Fox as Relic Hunter
The Maddening Business of Show
About the Editor