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The melanin millennium : skin color as 21st century international discourse

Author: Ronald E Hall
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume addresses the issue of skin color in a worldwide context. A virtual visit to countries that have witnessed a hugh rise in the use of skin whitening products and facial feature surgeries aiming for a more Caucasian-like appearance will be taken into account. The book also addresses the question of whether using the laws has helped to redress injustices of skin color discrimination, or only further  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald E Hall
ISBN: 9789400746084 9400746083 9400746075 9789400746077
OCLC Number: 810444219
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Avermectins --
Bacteriophages --
Biofumigation --
Biotechnological Approaches --
Bio-priming of Seeds --
Disguising the Leaf Surface --
Non-pathogenic Strains --
Plant Defence Activators --
Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) --
Soil Solarisation --
Strobilurin Fungicides --
Variety Mixtures/Cultivar Mixtures/Multilines --
Biointensive Integrated Pest Management --
Pathogenesis-Related Proteins --
Other Recent Advances. The Bleaching Syndrome: Western Civilization vis-à-vis Inferiorized People of Color / Ronald E. Hall --
The Historical and Cultural Influences of Skin Bleaching in Tanzania / Kelly M. Lewis, Solette Harris, Christina Camp, Willbrord Kalala and Will Jones, et al. --
Pathophysiology and Psychopathology of Skin Bleaching and Implications of Skin Colour in Africa / A.A. Olowu and O. Ogunlade --
An Introduction to Japanese Society's Attitudes Toward Race and Skin Color / Debito Arudou --
Mapping Color and Caste Discrimination in Indian Society / Varsha Ayyar and Lalit Khandare --
Indigeneity on Guahan: Skin Color as a Measure of Decolonization / LisaLinda Natividad --
A Tale of Two Cultures / Eneid Routté-Gómez --
Where Are You From? / Stéphanie Cassilde --
Social Work Futures: Reflections from the UK on the Demise of Antiracist Social Work and Emerging Issues in a "Post-Race" Era / Mekada J. Graham --
Shades of Consciousness: From Jamaica to the UK / William Henry --
Fanon Revisited: Race Gender and Coloniality Vis-à-Vis Skin Colour / Linda Lane and Hauwa Mahdi. Pigment Disorders and Pigment Manipulations / Henk E. Menke --
Skin Color and Blood Quantum: Getting the Red Out / Deb Bakken and Karen Branden --
The Impact of Skin Color on Mental and Behavioral Health in African American and Latina Adolescent Girls: A Review of the Literature / Alfiee M. Breland-Noble --
Characteristics of Color Discrimination Charges Filed with the EEOC / Joni Hersch --
The Consequences of Colorism / Margaret Hunter --
Navigating the Color Complex: How Multiracial Individuals Narrate the Elements of Appearance and Dynamics of Color in Twenty-First-Century America / Sara McDonough and David L. Brunsma --
The Fade-Out of Shirley, a Once-Ultimate Norm: Colour Balance, Image Technologies, and Cognitive Equity / Lorna Roth --
What Color Is Red? Exploring the Implications of Phenotype for Native Americans / Hilary N. Weaver --
From Fair & Lovely to Banho de Lua: Skin Whitening and Its Implications in the Multiethnic and Multicolored Surinamese Society / Jack Menke --
Affirmative Action and Racial Identity in Brazil: A Study of the First Quota Graduates at the State University of Rio de Janeiro / Vânia Penha-Lopes.
Responsibility: Ronald E. Hall, editor.

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Addressing the issue of skin color in a justly worldwide context, this discursive volume aims for the highest standards of accuracy and objective inquiry, probing the many new forms of visual media  Read more...

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