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Molina-Guzmán, Isabel
Dangerous curves : Latina bodies in the media / Isabel Molina-Guzmán
New York : New York University Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  P94.5.W652 U665 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Hispanic American women in mass media
Popular culture -- United States
Mass media and minorities -- United States
Physical Description ix, 255 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-236) and index
Contents Introduction : mapping the place of Latinas in the U.S. media -- Saving Elián : Cubana motherhood, Latina immigration and the nation -- Disciplining of J.Lo's booty politics in tabloid news -- Becoming Frida : Latinidad and the production of Latina authenticity -- "Ugly" America dreams the American dream -- Maid in Hollywood : producing Latina labor in an anti-immigration imaginary -- Conclusion : an epilogue for dangerous curves
Series Critical cultural communication

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