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Seminar paper from the yr 2003 within the topic American experiences - tradition and utilized Geography, grade: 1,2, Dresden Technical collage, path: American tradition of intake, five entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: during this paper for the seminar "The American tradition of Consumption", i need to accommodate the complicated subject of African American hair. In 1992, African american citizens got 34% of all bought hair care items within the usa. They spent three times as a lot cash in this than the other patron crew. the vast majority of the bought items have been hair relaxers (Rooks, p.117).
These are just figures, yet they reveal how vital hair is to African american citizens. i would like to provide an explanation for the roots of this value within the first bankruptcy and express how the best way hair used to be rated replaced in the course of the occasions of slavery. Then, i would like to check ads for black hair therapy items by way of white- and black-owned businesses to determine whether or not they fluctuate of their concepts and the way robust their impact at the shoppers used to be and nonetheless is. The 3rd bankruptcy will take care of hair dressing as a profession selection. In end, i need to try to supply solutions for the query why African americans could consider the urge to alter their hair’s texture at all.

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