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

@article{Hunter2011BuyingRC,
  title={Buying Racial Capital: Skin-Bleaching and Cosmetic Surgery in a Globalized World},
  author={M. Hunter},
  journal={The Journal of Pan-African Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={142}
}
  • M. Hunter
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Pan-African Studies
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… Expand

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