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Brown : what being brown in the world today means (to everyone)

Author: Kamal Al-Solaylee
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Canadian editionView all editions and formats
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A look at the social, political, economic and personal implications of being a brown-skinned person today, whether from North Africa, the Middle East, Mexico, the Caribbean, or South and Southeast Asia.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamal Al-Solaylee
ISBN: 1443441430 9781443441438
OCLC Number: 949932048
Description: 326 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A colour, a vanished race, a metaphor --
Colourism : fair is fair? --
Trinidad : guarding the colour line --
The Philippines : at the world's service --
Hong Kong : workers, women, mothers --
Sri Lanka : in the shadow of the Philippines --
Qatar : between men --
The United Kingdom : British values --
France : another Paris --
The United States : undocumented --
Canada : the wedge issue.
Responsibility: Kamal Al-Solaylee.

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A look at the social, political, economic and personal implications of being a brown-skinned person today, whether from North Africa, the Middle East, Mexico, the Caribbean, or South and Southeast Asia.

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