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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 15–41.
Published: 01 March 2010
...L. Ayu Saraswati Abstract Previous scholarship on the immense popularity of skin-whitening frames this practice as revealing women's desire to emulate whiteness and upper class white populations (Burke 1996; Peiss 1998; Hall 2005). Others have focused on whitening practices to highlight the working...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
...L. Ayu Saraswati Abstract Previous scholarship on the immense popularity of skin-whitening frames this practice as revealing women’s desire to emulate whiteness and upper class White populations. Others have focused on whitening practices to highlight the working of racialized color hierarchy and...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... woman of color, comes to stand in for all Martinican women: “In a word, the race must be whitened; every woman in Martinique knows this, says this and reiterates it. Whiten the race, save the race, but not along the lines you might think; do not safeguard ‘the originality of that part of the world in...
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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 (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
... additional art on mestizaje , for instance the clay-based Mestizaje sin paraíso shown in the exhibit Mestiza in 2014 at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Museum of Contemporary Art), Lima. 12 Another image on mestizaje that makes fun of the desire to “whiten” oneself or one’s family is titled...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
...?”—literally not getting that it is possible to exist as a Jew of color. It’s the intensity with which that whitening process took place, that’s a lot at the center of what I’m doing with Jewish Voice for Peace. The place that most of my energy is going is the Jews of Color and Sephardi/Mizrahi caucus, which...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 401–426.
Published: 01 October 2020
...’,” in which she appears as the Virgin Mary in brownface. Although the use of blackface and brownface is always problematic, Jaime ( 2015 : 91–92) does make a compelling argument that Indiana’s brownface is like drag because “she challenges the ways Catholicism functions as a form of whitening within the...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020