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Becoming Rasta : origins of Rastafari identity in Jamaica

Author: Charles Price
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals the personal experiences of those who adopted the Rastafari religion in the 1950s to 1970s. This title explores the identity development of the religion, demonstrating how shifts in the movement's identity have led some of the elder Rastafari to adopt, embrace, and internalize Rastafari and Blackness as central to their concept of self.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Price
ISBN: 9780814767474 0814767478 9780814767467 081476746X
OCLC Number: 318645674
Description: xx, 267 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Race formation and morally configured Black identities --
Ethnogenesis, surprise, and collective identity formation --
The positive power of stigma and Black identity --
Encounters --
Acts of identity work --
Rastafari nation on the move: identity and change --
Conclusion: Toward a more comprehensive understanding of racial identity formation.
Responsibility: Charles Price.

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Anthropologist Price unites the personal and the social in his exploration of identity formation among Rastafarians in Jamaica, where the Rastafari religion originated in 1930. . .This well-written, Read more...

 
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