Globalization and race : transformations in the cultural production of blackness / edited by Kamari Maxine Clarke and Deborah A. Thomas.
Contributor(s): Clarke, Kamari Maxine | Thomas, Deborah A.Material type: BookPublisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006Description: ix, 407 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0822337592 (cloth : alk. paper); 082233772X (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Black race | Blacks -- Race identity | Blacks -- Folklore | African Americans in popular culture | Culture and globalization | Globalization -- Political aspects | African diasporaDDC classification: 305.896 Online resources: Table of contents
Includes bibliographical references (p. -389) and index.
Introduction : Globalization and the transformations of race / Deborah A. Thomas and Kamari Maxine Clarke -- Missionary positions / Lee D. Baker -- History at the crossroads : vodú 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.