In a time when image is indeed everything, our personal appearance has a tremendous effect on nearly every aspect of our lives on a daily basis. Our choice of hairstyle can mean the difference between acceptance and rejection by groups and individuals. The choices made by African Americans are particularly charged, often affecting the wearer and the viewer in unique and sometimes life-altering ways."Good and Bad Hair" emerges out of photographer Bill Gaskins's traveling photo exhibition of the same name. The book features ...

Good and Bad Hair 1997, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813524757