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There She Is, Miss America The Politics of Sex, Beauty, and Race in America's Most Famous Pageant

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ISBN-10: 1403963029

ISBN-13: 9781403963024

Edition: 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Elwood Watson, Darcy Martin, Darcy Martin

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List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 9/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 205
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction: "There She Is, Miss America"
Bathing Suits and Backlash: The First Miss America Pageants, 1921-1927
Miss America, Rosie the Riveter, and World War II
Miss America, National Identity, and the Politics of Whiteness
Gender, Race, and Identity
Beauty, Femininity, and Black Bodies: Challenging the Paradigms of Race in the Miss America Pageant
Princess Literature and the Miss America Pageant
Wiregrass Country Pageant Competitions, or What's Beauty Got to Do with It?
Personal Reflections
I Was Miss Meridian 1985: Sorophobia, Kitsch, and Local Pageantry
My Miss Americas: Pedagogy and Pageantry in the Heartland
Waiting for Miss America