Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2013 Anastasia A. Clarke
Trinidad's history is both multi-ethnic and multi-cultural. Contemporary Trinidad society reflects this history; and many ethnicities and cultures can be found within Trinidadian culture. However, advertising media, I have found, usually does not reflect the total ethnic composition of Trinidad. Instead, a 'Brown', racially ambiguous, face is used as a brand ambassador. Viewing this phenomenon through the lens of women in media imagery, this work sought to investigate this phenomenon further.
Clarke, Anastasia A., "BEAUTY & THE BEAST: THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN COLOURISM AND THE FEMALE ‘BROWN BEAUTY IDEAL’ IN 21ST CENTURY TRINIDAD SOCIETY" (2013). CMC Senior Theses. 567.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.