Skin Bleaching: The Complexion of Identity Beauty, and Fashion

The Meaning of Dress, June 2012

8 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2013

Date Written: June 18, 2012

Abstract

On the TNT cable channel, basketball star Charles Barkley derisively jeered baseball star Sammy Sosa because Sosa was bleaching his skin.

Keywords: Skin Bleaching, Colorism, Fashion, Identity, Beauty, Dress

Suggested Citation

Charles, Christopher, Skin Bleaching: The Complexion of Identity Beauty, and Fashion (June 18, 2012). The Meaning of Dress, June 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2372176

Christopher Charles (Contact Author)

University of the West Indies ( email )

Kingston
Kingston 7
Mona, Mona Kingston 7
Jamaica

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