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The Significance of Skin Color in Asian and Asian-American Communities: Initial Reflections

@article{Jones2013TheSO,
  title={The Significance of Skin Color in Asian and Asian-American Communities: Initial Reflections},
  author={T. Jones},
  journal={UC Irvine law review},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={1105}
}
  • T. Jones
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • UC Irvine law review
Introduction 1105 I. Skin Color and African Americans 1109 II. Skin Color in Asian and Asian-American Communities 1113 A. Skin Color and Class 1114 B. Skin Color, Gender, and Beauty ..... 1116 C. Skin Color and National Origin 1119 Observations and Conclusions 1120 

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