The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work

The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work

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Two women, virtual strangers, sit hand-in-hand across a narrow table, both intent on the same thing-achieving the perfect manicure. Encounters like this occur thousands of times across the United States in nail salons increasingly owned and operated by Asian immigrants. This study looks closely for the first time at these intimate encounters, focusing on New York City, where such nail salons have become ubiquitous. Drawing from rich and compelling interviews, Miliann… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (May 02, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 328 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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