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Published: 28 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388401-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8840-1
Published: 21 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390282-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9028-2
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004356-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0435-6
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379430-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7943-0
Published: 24 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394617-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9461-7
Published: 01 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393498-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9349-8
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-056
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398974-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9897-4
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
... genres that may or may not be imaginary: “proto-Eurodisco bongo-rock, German reggae, danceable prog, hair-extension metal, Gregorian garage, boogie-oogied country, stoner glam, industrial bubblegum” and the like. ...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013075-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1307-5
... making them. For instance, is it hopefulness, survival mode, or snark when my friends and I try to read the hair of a white woman more precisely someone we presume to identify as white and as a woman who has a lot of power in our world? We wonder about her gender and sexual identity. Not that we...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... Chapter 4 examines the discretionary power wielded by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents and airline workers through cases mainly of black women who were subjected to invasive pat downs, hair searches, and other security measures at U.S. airports. By questioning how black women...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... Helene’s health is deteriorating; she’s depressed, “too many moves.” She stops washing hair, describes “fucked up living quarters.” Narrative describes worldwide antiwar protests. Helene “just half moved in, to library “like a trip to China.” New York City mayor allows rally, no march. Hettie...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... Apartment below Hettie’s is gutted for renovation and dust rising, her bathroom’s inoperative. Helene losing her hair, Hettie suggests pellagra, no bathroom for two weeks makes her tired, dirty, mad. Helene sees Boston doctor, says “No More Doctors.” Hettie has scene with “specialty plumbers...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-069
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
..., Archibald Dunkley, and Joseph Hibbert had all spent time overseas and were influenced by Marcus Garvey. The first Rastas did not wear dreadlocks, and the origin of this way of styling the hair has been controversial among scholars of Ras- tafari. An influential Jamaican anthropologist, Barry Chevannes...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... 73 30 Tar Pit At first it was just a small patch on the back of my head. Then I started pulling out my eye- lashes and eyebrows. I couldn t control it. When the shrink asked in front of my parents why I was plucking my hair, I just felt shame and anger. Then just as suddenly as it started, it...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-038
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... had a ponytail almost to his ass, and another had his hair in pigtails. But the principal grabbed me, saying, What have you done to your hair? It s cornrows, I said. You look like a girl, he taunted. Girl? Man, I was the only dude in the seventh grade with a mustache. You can t come to my...