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Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 29 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376958-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7695-8
Published: 01 March 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381761-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8176-1
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
...PORTLAND AT THE INTERSECTION Gentrification and the Whitening of the City in Portlandia s Hipster Wonderland Elizabeth A. PattonCHapter ten It took until the last season for Portlandia (2011 18), the In de pen dent Film Channel (ifC) series created by and starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Kaila Aida Story examines the consequences of presenting identity as an “either/or” or “and/or” dichotomy through the visual and rhetorical strategies of the “return to marriage and respectability” platforms of black heteronormativity and the whitening and sanitizing platforms of the marriage...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007050-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0705-0
... influences into new territories. Whitening and Lightening The cosmetics that Eu ro pean colonists brought with them to southern Africa included skin whitening and lightening preparations developed in the Medi- terranean world and far beyond. Elites in ancient times used these cosmetics to craft appearances...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... to modernity and undergirded the paulistas’ rise to political dominance. Drawing on the colonial figure of the bandeirante, paulista elites fashioned a regional identity that, combined with the influx of European immigrants, led to the whitening of the paulista population. The chapter then discusses paulista...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... of Rihanna’s whitened appearance on camera. The analysis of the visualization of Rihanna’s domestic abuse moves beyond mainstream media coverage to articulate visual rhetorical affinities between images of domestic abuse and earlier forms of legal institutional and domestic photography. The chapter...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... on the basis of civil condition, much less color, made segregation impracticable. But a Brazilian preference for integration is visible not only in state institutions that inducted the intractable poor, but in the elite’s ideology of whitening through race mixture and subsidized European immigration. Brazilian...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... soldiers) traversed the island’s eastern countryside, bringing with them their devotion to the Virgin, whom they petitioned for their republican cause. After 1902 independence, tensions surrounding race and citizenship, sometimes expressed through proxy debates about religion, and “whitening” efforts...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... through proxy debates about religion, and “whitening” efforts produced political acrimony and even violence. In 1916, the Vatican granted the petition of a multiracial group of veterans of the War for Independence and recognized the Virgin as Cuba's patron saint. ...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... Merry’s respective formulations of the “analytics of raciality” and “regime of domestic violence governmentality” toward a feminist reading of Rihanna’s whitened appearance on camera. The analysis of the visualization of Rihanna’s domestic abuse moves beyond mainstream media coverage to articulate visual...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... with Eu­ro­pean moder- nity.19 Although such moves attempted to unify diverse racial and ethnic populations ­under an all-­inclusive national and/or regional identity, they ­were also committed to blanqueamiento, or whitening, which involved con- siderable efforts to culturally whiten populations...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... throughout the song in En ish­gl and Spanish directing listeners to do certain dance moves and get “up” for Lucenzo. Importantly, Lucenzo sings rather than raps the song as one might do in more typical kuduro per­for­mance. Lucenzo’s kuduro can be interpreted as a whitened version of kuduro...
Published: 14 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002451-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0245-1
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... as a strategy for whitening. By contrast, the image, like Rodríguez s own marriage, shows the reverse racial pairing. Along with the movie advertisements, Rodríguez created a fictitious com- pany known as Macho Enterprise sa. The company is partly a commentary on the entry of joint ventures into all aspects...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
.... Although critics have described Ivy Queen’s shift in her appearance as an attempt at “whitening,” the chapter demonstrates that an alternative reading is possible that shows how Ivy Queen’s look exposes the constructedness of racial hierarchies that privilege whiteness. Similarly, an analysis of her lyrics...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007050-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0705-0
... beauty products to her compatriots. The ad in Bantu World marketed modern black glamour with a U.S. provenance. The Apex campaign reveals the early arrival of commercial whiteners and lighteners among school- educated Africans. This chapter examines that cam- paign and other discussions of beauty...
Series: Radical perspectives : a radical history review book series
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... of whiteness implicit in the dominant national imaginary for contemporary Argentina, some of them even centering their analysis on the middle class Scholars have noted both the success achieved by the nineteenth-century elite s project of whitening the population, and the appropriation of European racial...
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By Petra R. Rivera-Rideau
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... and race, 62–67; dancer portrayals and bembés, 66 Bernabe, Rafael, 49 blanqueamiento (whitening) and white- Betances, Samuel, 172n6 ness: beauty standards and, 114, 165; Beyoncé, 118, 119 discourses of, 6; Don Omar’s “Danza bhangraton, 167...
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1278-8
... Kaul, Ania Loomba, Raúl Villa, Brian Whitener, and Chi- ming Yang gave me detailed feedback on chapters of this book. I am so thankful for their insightfulness and friendship. Debra Castillo, Michael Denning, and Macarena Gómez- Barris commented on the entire manuscript, giving me excellent suggestions...