Buying Racial Capital: Skin-Bleaching and Cosmetic Surgery in a Globalized World

@inproceedings{Hunter2011BuyingRC,
  title={Buying Racial Capital: Skin-Bleaching and Cosmetic Surgery in a Globalized World},
  author={Margaret J. Hunter},
  year={2011}
}
A cursory search on any Internet search engine reveals hundreds of skin-lightening (1) websites that provide information for would-be consumers about the "best" skin-lightening products and strategies. Lighterskin.org, whiterskin.com, skinwhitening.org, skin-whitening-product.com, and skinwhiteningexperts.com all purport to share with readers the newest information on, and reviews of, skin-lightening products. How is information about skin-lightening conveyed today and how do competing… CONTINUE READING

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