The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 11, No 1 (2007)

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Over My Dead Body: Multicultural Social Cohesion in Veronica Mars

Debra Dudek

Abstract


This paper argues that Veronica Mars foregrounds the notion that multiculturalism is a "field of accumulating whiteness," to borrow Ghassan Hage's phrase, and that multicultural cohesion exists primarily when Brown and Black bodies gain cultural and symbolic capital by accumulating Whiteness.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

ISBN 1551-5680