Globalization & Race-CL

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Juli 2006



A collection that theorizes how global political and economic changes have influenced the ways in which people of African descent represent and contemplate their identities.


Contributors. Robert L. Adams, Lee D. Baker, Jacqueline Nassy Brown, Tina M. Campt, Kamari Maxine Clarke, Raymond Codrington, Grant Farred, Kesha Fikes, Isar Godreau, Ariana Hernandez-Reguant, Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe, John L. Jackson Jr., Oneka LaBennett, Naomi Pabst, Lena Sawyer, Deborah A. Thomas


Kamari Maxine Clarke is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Yale University. She is the author of "Mapping Yoruba Networks: Power and Agency in the Making of Transnational Communities," also published by Duke University Press.Deborah A. Thomas is Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. She is the author of "Modern Blackness: Nationalism, Globalization, and the Politics of Culture in Jamaica," also published by Duke University Press.


"Contrary to the glib forecasts of many academic and journalistic pundits, race is not going away; rather it is energetically reorganizing itself and working through new global divisions. Globalization and Race examines this new context by inquiring into the various ways that emerging global processes are fundamentally reshaping the way people of African descent experience and theorize racial identity." David Scott, author of Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial Enlightenment " Globalization and Race will be an invaluable resource for courses on diaspora, anthropology, and cultural studies. The keen attention to subjectivities created through discourses and practices that figure race, gender, class, national, and continental differences in global contexts makes this volume distinctive." Paulla A. Ebron, author of Performing Africa
EAN: 9780822337591
ISBN: 0822337592
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2006
Seitenanzahl: 424 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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