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Blasian invasion : racial mixing in the celebrity industrial complex

Author: Myra S Washington
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2017.
Series: Race, rhetoric, and media series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Myra S. Washington probes the social construction of race through the mixed-race identity of Blasians, people of Black and Asian ancestry. She looks at the construction of the identifier Blasian and how this term went from being undefined to forming a significant role in popular media. Today Blasian has emerged as not just an identity Black/Asian mixed-race people can claim, but also a popular brand within the  Read more...
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Washington, Myra S.
Blasian invasion.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2017
(DLC) 2017025393
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myra S Washington
ISBN: 9781496814265 1496814266
OCLC Number: 1008567213
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 167 pages).
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Blasian Invasion""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""CHAPTER ONE Theorizing Blasians""; ""CHAPTER TWO Birth of a Blasian""; ""CHAPTER THREE Modeling Race Refashioning Blasianness""; ""CHAPTER FOUR â#x80;#x9C;Because Iâ#x80;#x99;m Blasianâ#x80;#x9D; Tiger Woods, Scandal, and Protecting the Blasian Brand""; ""CHAPTER FIVE Sporting the Blasian Body""; ""CONCLUSION En-Blasianing the Future""; ""Notes""
Series Title: Race, rhetoric, and media series.
Responsibility: Myra S. Washington.

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Probes the social construction of race through the mixed-race identity of Blasians, people of Black and Asian ancestry. Myra S. Washington looks at the construction of the identifier Blasian and how  Read more...

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