Caribbean Migration

Caribbean Migration : Globalized Identities

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This anthology represents important and original directions in the study of Caribbean migration. It takes a comparative perspective on the Caribbean people's migratory experiences to North America, Europe, and within the Caribbean. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, the book discusses:
* the causes of migration
* the experiences of migrants
* the historical, cultural and political processes
* issues of gender and imperialism
* the methodology of migration studies, including oral history.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 19.05mm | 531g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138988103
  • 9781138988101

Table of contents

Introduction, Mary Chamberlain
Part 1: Re-thinking Diaspora
Cultural Diaspora: the Caribbean Case, Robin Cohen
Modes of Incorporation: Colonial Caribbean Migrants in Western Europe and the United States, Ramon Grosfoguel
Towards a Comparative Perspective on Caribbean Migration, ancy Foner
Part 2: Migration Narratives
Constructing Lives: Migration Narratives and Life Stories among Nevisians, Karen Fog Olwig
Genres of Migration, Selma Leydesdorff
Part 3: Ethnicity and Identity
The Legacy of Migration: Immigrant Mothers and Daughters and the Process of Intergenerational Transmission, Helma Lutz
Constructions of Ethnicity in the Diaspora: the Case of Three Generations of Surinamese-Javanese women in the Netherlands, Yvette Kopijn
Part 4: Family and Identity
The Delusive Continuities of the Dutch Caribbean Diaspora, Gert Oostindie
Family and Identity: Barbadian Migrants to Britain, Mary Chamberlain
Part 5: Caribbean Migration Cultures
Indians, Jamaicans and the Emergence of a Modern Migration Culture, Verene A. Shepherd
Barbadian Migrants in the Putumayo District of the Amazon, 1904-1911, Howard Johnson
Globalization and the Development of a Caribbean Migration Culture, Elizabeth Thomas-Hope
Part 6: Gender, Socialisation and Survival in Caribbean Communities
Trends in Levels of Caribbean Segregation, Great Britain, 1961-1991, Ceri Peach
Migration, Work and Gender: The Case of Post-war Labour Migration from the Caribbean to Britain, Margaret Byron
Compromise and Coping Strategies: Gender Issues and Caribbean Migration to France, Stephanie Condon
Strategies and Strategizing: The Struggle for Upward Mobility Among University Education Black Caribbean-born Men in Canada, Dwaine Plaza
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