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Maneuvering Mixedness: Interpreting Dougla in the Caribbean Diaspora

Sue Ann Barratt and Aleah N. Ranjitsingh

in Dougla in the Twenty-First Century: Adding to the Mix

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496833709
eISBN:
9781496833747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496833709.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter theorizes the experiences of the Dougla in the diaspora, a set of experiences not yet elaborated in discussions of Dougla racialized ethnicity. It asserts the concept of maneuvering as a ... More


Caribbean Spaces: Reflective Essays/Creative-Theoretical Circulations

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the concept of “Caribbean Spaces,” which is used to describe plural island geographies, the surrounding continental locations as well as ... More


Dougla in the Twenty-First Century: Adding to the Mix

Sue Ann Barratt and Aleah N. Ranjitsingh

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496833709
eISBN:
9781496833747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496833709.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Dougla in the Twenty-First Century evaluates and theorizes how Douglas as mixed race people are categorized and accounted for in the societies in which they live. It examines how individual Douglas ... More


Archived Relationships: Pierre Bourdieu and Writers of the Caribbean Diaspora

Graham Huggan

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter refers to the archived correspondence between Austin Clarke and Sam Selvon in order to consider how the private and public relationships maintained by writers of the Caribbean diaspora ... More


Rigidigidim De Bamba De: A Calypso Journey from Start to …

Cynthia Oliver (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Cynthia Oliver connects the Anglophone islands of the West Indies by calypso and its offshoot soca and the dancing done to this infectious music. She celebrates its early dispersion by radio, her ... More


Spirit Scapes: From Brazil to the Caribbean

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter pursues the idea of “spirit scapes.” It argues that thinking about Caribbean space and Caribbean identity means engaging a series of movements. It means coming to terms with how much ... More


Introduction: A Harlem Story, a Diaspora Story

James Davis

in Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157841
eISBN:
9780231538619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157841.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter contextualizes the impact of Eric Walrond's work on the Harlem Renaissance by shifting the focus to the Caribbean diaspora. Walrond was born on the Caribbean coast of South ... More


The Dudus Events in Jamaica and the Future of Caribbean Politics (2011)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses how the Jamaican cultural hegemony is further sealed by the growth of an increasingly integrated Caribbean diaspora, resulting with several phases in Jamaican politics. The ... More


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