The Gender of Colorism: Understanding the Intersection of Skin Tone and Gender Inequality

  title={The Gender of Colorism: Understanding the Intersection of Skin Tone and Gender Inequality},
  author={Robert L. Reece},
  journal={Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy},
  • R. Reece
  • Published 11 March 2020
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy
Although researchers have made great strides in understanding colorism and skin tone stratification in the USA, important connections are still outstanding. One of these connections lies at the intersection of skin tone and gender stratification among black Americans, a place where researchers have certainly visited but work remains to be done. This manuscript builds on previous work to examine how gender and skin tone combine to influence black Americans’ social outcomes. To that end, I… 

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