The Resource Contemporary Caribbean cultures and societies in a global context, edited by Franklin W. Knight and Teresita Martínez-Vergne, (electronic book)

Contemporary Caribbean cultures and societies in a global context, edited by Franklin W. Knight and Teresita Martínez-Vergne, (electronic book)

Label
Contemporary Caribbean cultures and societies in a global context
Title
Contemporary Caribbean cultures and societies in a global context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Franklin W. Knight and Teresita Martínez-Vergne
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a measure of, as well as a model for, scholarship on globalization in the Caribbean. Highlighting social and cultural aspects of the region, these essays examine cultural phenomena in their creolized forms - from sports and religion to music and drink, from racial inequality and feminist activism to indebtedness and economic uncertainty
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
972.905/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1741
LC item number
.C66 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Knight, Franklin W
  • Martínez Vergne, Teresita
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  • Globalization
  • Antilles, Greater
  • Caribbean Area
Label
Contemporary Caribbean cultures and societies in a global context, edited by Franklin W. Knight and Teresita Martínez-Vergne, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-280) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Teresita Martínez-Vergne and Franklin W. Knight -- Challenges to Caribbean economies in the era of globalization / Helen McBain -- Globalization, the World Bank, and the Haitian economy / Alex Dupuy -- Creolization in Havana: the oldest form of globalization / Antonio Benítez-Rojo -- Showing face: Boxing and nation building in contemporary Puerto Rico / Frances Negrón-Muntaner -- Creolité in the hood: diaspora as source and challenge / Juan Flores -- Glocal spirituality: consumerism and heritage in a Puerto Rican Afro-Latin folk religion / Raquel Romberg -- Women's grass-roots organizations in the Dominican Republic: real and imagined female figures / Valentina Peguero -- Race and politics in Cuba / Aline Helg -- Jamaican reggae and the articulation of social and historical consciousness in musical discourse / Jorge L. Giovannetti -- Rum, revolution, and globalization: past, present, and future of a Caribbean product / Anthony P. Maingot
Control code
ebr10273395
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 303 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Contemporary Caribbean cultures and societies in a global context, edited by Franklin W. Knight and Teresita Martínez-Vergne, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-280) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Teresita Martínez-Vergne and Franklin W. Knight -- Challenges to Caribbean economies in the era of globalization / Helen McBain -- Globalization, the World Bank, and the Haitian economy / Alex Dupuy -- Creolization in Havana: the oldest form of globalization / Antonio Benítez-Rojo -- Showing face: Boxing and nation building in contemporary Puerto Rico / Frances Negrón-Muntaner -- Creolité in the hood: diaspora as source and challenge / Juan Flores -- Glocal spirituality: consumerism and heritage in a Puerto Rican Afro-Latin folk religion / Raquel Romberg -- Women's grass-roots organizations in the Dominican Republic: real and imagined female figures / Valentina Peguero -- Race and politics in Cuba / Aline Helg -- Jamaican reggae and the articulation of social and historical consciousness in musical discourse / Jorge L. Giovannetti -- Rum, revolution, and globalization: past, present, and future of a Caribbean product / Anthony P. Maingot
Control code
ebr10273395
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 303 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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