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Title Globalization and race : transformations in the cultural production of blackness / edited by Kamari Maxine Clarke and Deborah A. Thomas
Published Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2006

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Description ix, 407 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : Globalization and the transformations of race / Deborah A. Thomas and Kamari Maxine Clarke -- Missionary positions / Lee D. Baker -- History at the crossroads : vodĂș and the modernization of the Dominican borderlands / Robert L. Adams -- Diaspora and desire : gendering "Black America" in Black Liverpool / Jacqueline Nassy Brown -- Diaspora space, ethnographic space : writing history between the lines / Tina M. Campt -- "Mama, I'm walking to Canada" : Black geopolitics and invisible empires / Naomi Pabst -- Mapping transnationality : roots tourism and the institutionalization of ethnic heritage / Kamari Maxine Clarke -- Emigration and the spatial production of difference from Cape Verde / Kesha Fikes -- Folkloric "others" : blanqueamiento and the celebration of Blackness as an exception in Puerto Rico / Isar P. Godreau -- Gentrification, globalization, and georaciality / John L. Jackson Jr. -- Recasting "Black Venus" in the "New" African diaspora / Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe -- "Shooting the White girl first" : race in postapartheid South Africa / Grant Farred -- Havana's Timba : A macho sound for Black sex / Ariana Hernandez-Reguant -- Reading Buffy and "looking proper" : race, gender, and consumption among West Indian girls in Brooklyn / Oneka LaBennett -- The homegrown : race, rap, and class in London / Raymond Codrington -- Racialization, gender, and the negotiation of power in Stockholm's African dance courses / Lena Sawyer -- Modern blackness : progress, "America," and the politics of popular culture in Jamaica / Deborah A. Thomas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-389) and index
Subject Black race.
Blacks -- Race identity.
Blacks -- Folklore.
African Americans in popular culture.
Culture and globalization.
Globalization -- Political aspects.
African diaspora.
Author Clarke, Kamari Maxine, 1966-
Thomas, Deborah A., 1966-
LC no. 2005031754
ISBN 0822337592 hardback
082233772X paperback
Other Titles Globalization and race