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Author England, Sarah, 1967-

Title Afro Central Americans in New York City : Garifuna tales of transnational movements in racialized space / Sarah England
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 273 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Front Cover; Table of Contents vii; List of Illustrations ix; List of Tables xi; Preface xiii; Acknowledgments xv; Abbreviations xvii; 1. Transnational Movements, Racialized Space 1; 2. From Indigenous Blacks to Hispanic Immigrants: A History of Garifuna Movement and Labor Migration from the 1600s to the 1990s 31; 3. Families in Space: The Transnationalization of Matrifocal Kinship 67; 4. "Los Pobres Allá Somos Los Ricos Acá en Honduras": Navigating the Contradictions of the International Division of Labor 102
5. ¿Superando o Desintegrando?: Disparate Discourses of Development in Transnational Grassroots Organizations 1496. Black, Indigenous, and Latino: The Politics of Racial and Ethnic Identity in the Garifuna Diaspora 187; Conclusion 227; Notes 237; Bibliography 245; Index 263
Summary A fascinating and richly detailed ethnographic study of a unique and little-known transmigrant population
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-262) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Garifuna (Caribbean people) -- Social networks -- Honduras -- Limón.
Garifuna (Caribbean people) -- Social networks -- New York (State) -- New York.
Garifuna (Caribbean people) -- Honduras -- Limón -- Ethnic identity.
Garifuna (Caribbean people) -- Honduras -- Limón -- Government relations.
Garifuna (Caribbean people) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Ethnic identity.
Garifuna (Caribbean people) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Government relations.
Social movements -- Honduras -- Limón.
Social movements -- New York (State) -- New York.
Limón (Honduras) -- Ethnic relations.
Limón (Honduras) -- Social conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813037131 (electronic bk.)
9780813037134 (electronic bk.)