Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2021

234 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197540572

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The Politics of Appearance for Black Women Political Elites

Nadia E. Brown and Danielle Casarez Lemi

  • One of the first book-length volumes to examine how the politics of appearance shape Black women's political ambitions, opportunities, and access to political office
  • An intersectional approach that centers Black women as political candidates, voters, and activists
  • Examines in-group dynamics and the politicization of Black women's bodies to understand who gets to belong in politics