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Title Haiti and the Haitian diaspora in the wider Caribbean / edited by Philippe Zacaïr
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Series New world diasporas
New World diasporas series.
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1. Haitian Diasporas; 1. Marginality and Subjectivity in the Haitian Diaspora; 2. The Trial of Ibo Simon: Popular Media and Anti-Haitian Violence in Guadeloupe; 3. "The Mirror That We Don't Want": Literary Confrontations between Haitians and Guadeloupeans; 4. Identifications and Kinships among Haitians in French Guiana: Observations on a Diaspora; 5. Medical Humanitarianism and Health as a Human Right on the Haitian-Dominican Border; 6. Refugee Rights in the Caribbean: A Study of Haitians in Jamaica; Part 2. Testimonies
7. Conversation with Myrtha Désulmé, President of the Haiti-Jamaica Society8. Congratulations! You Don't Look Haitian: How and When Does One Look Haitian?; 9. Picking and Unpicking Time: Contextualizing Haitian Immigration in French Guiana; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Summary During the past ten years, political debates, legal disputes, and rising violence associated with the presence of Haitian migrants have flared up throughout the Caribbean basin in such places as Guadeloupe, the Dominican Republic, French Guiana, the Bahamas, and Jamaica. The contributors to this volume explore the common thread of prejudice against the Haitian diaspora as well as its potential role in the construction of national narratives from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective. These essays, written by historians, anthropologists, sociologists, and Francophone studies scholar
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Haitians -- Relocation -- Caribbean Area.
Haitians -- Caribbean Area -- Ethnic identity.
Haitians -- Caribbean Area -- Migrations.
Caribbean Area -- Emigration and immigration.
Haiti -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
Author Zacaïr, Philippe.
ISBN 0813039053 (ebook)
0813043239 (electronic bk.)
1299818382 (ebk)
9780813039053 (ebook)
9780813043234 (electronic bk.)
9781299818385 (ebk)
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