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Race in the Marketplace, Crossing Critical Boundaries, edited by Guillaume D. Johnson, Kevin D. Thomas, Anthony Kwame Harrison, Sonya A. Grier

This volume offers a critical, cross-disciplinary, and international overview of emerging scholarship addressing the dynamic relationship between race and markets. Chapters are engaging and accessible, with timely and thought-provoking insights that different audiences can engage with and learn from. Each chapter provides a unique journey into a specific marketplace setting and its sociopolitical particularities including, among others, corner stores in the United States, whitening cream in Nigeria and India, video blogs in Great Britain, and hospitals in France. By providing a cohesive collection of cutting-edge work, Race in the Marketplace contributes to the creation of a robust stream of research that directly informs critical scholarship, business practices, activism, and public policy in promoting racial equity
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Making the mass white: how racial segregation shaped consumer segmentation -- 3. Race, markets, and digital technologies: historical and conceptual frameworks -- 4. (Re)visiting the corner store: black youth, gentrification, and food sovereignty -- 5. Beyond whiteness: perspectives on the rise of the pan-asian beauty ideal -- 6. Shopping while veiled: an exploration of the experiences of veiled muslim consumers in france -- 7. Constructing and critiquing interracial couples on youtube -- 8. Marketing marriage and colorism in india -- 9. Dirty braids: how hair is disrupting dominant racial narratives in puerto rico post-hurricane maria -- 10. Are black consumers a bellwether for the nation?: how research on blacks can foreground our understanding of race in the marketplace -- 11. A loan at last? Race and racism in mortgage lending -- 12. Crowd-based markets: technical progress, civil and social regression -- 13. Cultural justice and collecting: challenging the underrecognition of african american artists -- 14. The new economics of colorism in the skin whitening industry: case of india and nigeria -- 15. Race as a currency? Profitability and racialization in french healthcare institutions -- 16. Development by markets: an essay on the continuities of colonial development and racism in africa -- 17. Afterword
Literary Form
non fiction
1st ed. 2019.
Physical Description
1 online resource (289 pages)
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