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Shades of Difference: Why Skin Color Matters

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Shades of Difference addresses the widespread but little studied phenomenon of colorism—the preference for lighter skin and the ranking of individual worth according to skin tone. Examining the social and cultural significance of skin color in a broad range of societies and historical periods, this insightful collection looks at how skin color affects people's opportunitie ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published January 23rd 2009 by Stanford University Press
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