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Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Angelique V. Nixon


Resisting Paradise asserts the importance of both tourism and diaspora in shaping Caribbean cultural and sexual identity. It examines Caribbean cultural producers who contend with the region’s overdependence on the tourist industry and address the many ways that tourism continues the legacy of colonialism. The book explores the relationship between culture and sex within the production of paradise and investigates the ways in which Caribbean writers, artists, activists, and other cultural producers respond to and powerfully resist this production. Forms of resistance include critiquing exploit ... More

Keywords: Caribbean Identity, Tourism and Travel, African Diaspora, Sexual-Cultural Politics, Gender and Sexuality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781628462180
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angelique V. Nixon, author
University of the West Indies at St. Augustine