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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 15–41.
Published: 01 March 2010
....” Examining advertisements for skin-whitening products in the Indonesian version of Cosmopolitan and skin-tanning products in the American version of Cosmopolitan , I point out the construction of “cosmopolitan whiteness.” Whiteness is not simply racialized or nationalized as such, but transnationalized...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Cosmopolitan and skin-tanning products in the American version of Cosmopolitan, the author points out the construction of “cosmopolitan whiteness.” Whiteness is not simply racialized or nationalized as such, but transnationalized. Whiteness is represented as “cosmopolitanness,” embodying...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 219–240.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 168–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 382–388.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 29–59.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Vanita Reddy Abstract This essay examines Indian American writer Jhumpa Lahiri's literary engagements with cosmopolitan Indian beauty and style in her short stories “Sexy” and “Interpreter of Maladies” (2003). It situates these engagements as part of a transnational beauty assemblage, a...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Ayu . 2010 . “ Cosmopolitan Whiteness: The Effects and Affects of Skin-Whitening Advertisements in a Transnational Women’s Magazine in Indonesia .” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 10 , no. 2 : 15 – 41 . Schumacher Elizabeth . 2020 . “ Anti-Semitism in the US Hits 4-Decade...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in the film to demonstrate the workings of what I have termed situational hybridity. However, the context in which this song is played—the displacement and forced exile of South Asians from Uganda—indicates to the viewer that South Asians were seen as a group with a cosmopolitan lifestyle, but that...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... role as “Oriental Other,” Fleming’s ( 2007 , 9, 80, 96) memoir challenges this rendition by depicting him as a cosmopolitan and urbane “citizen of the world,” a successful London-based restaurateur, and a global impresario who made transnational contributions to the field of magical and vaudevillian...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... cosmopolitan, laid back, and less strict, the very essence of Arabia Felix, as the Romans called it: happy, blessed, and fortunate in all its fertility. Beyond Taiz, the film crew eventually zeroes in on a group of public dancers in Zabīd. The dancers, from the local Zarānīq tribe, consist of a group of...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
... an alluring amalgam of Mexican traditionalism and European cosmopolitanism. Importantly, the new images of femininity were not just hegemonic reproductions but were supported by women and their participation in “commercial discourses and practices of everyday life” (10). Contemporary feminine...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
... cosmopolitan forms and colors; my translation). 20 Felipe Pinglo Alva, “El Plebeyo” (“The Plebeian”), video, 3:24, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8If7hiFo00 . 21 In her interview with María Isabel Gonzales, Coca says that in 2007 she wanted to “go beyond the national. For that reason, the...