Skin Tone Stratification among Black Americans, 2001–2003

  title={Skin Tone Stratification among Black Americans, 2001–2003},
  author={Ellis P. Monk},
  journal={Social Forces},
  pages={1313 - 1337}
  • Ellis P. Monk
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Social Forces
  • In the past few decades, a dedicated collection of scholars have examined the matter of skin tone stratification within the black American population and found that complexion has significant net effects on a variety of stratification outcomes. These analyses relied heavily on data collected between 1950 and 1980. In particular, many scholars have utilized the National Survey of Black Americans (1979–1980). This leaves the question of whether or not the effect of skin tone on stratification… CONTINUE READING
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