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Mixed race Kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama

Wei Ming Dariotis

in Obama and the Biracial Factor

Published by Policy Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9781447301011
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447307228 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0007
Mixed race Kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama

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Mixed-race kin-aesthetics forces us to consider how family, the public sphere, and ideology intersect to dictate not only how others perceive us, but ultimately how we perceive ourselves in an increasingly multiracial nation.

Keywords: Kin; aesthetics; self-representation; arts; Li-lan; post-racial; public-sphere; racial ascription; self-perception; Noguchi; cultural politics

Chapter.  4477 words. 

Subjects: Race and Ethnicity

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