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Dougla in the twenty-first century : adding to the mix

Author: Sue Ann Barratt; Aleah N Ranjitsingh
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2021]
Series: Caribbean studies series (Jackson, Miss.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Identity is often fraught for multiracial Douglas, people of both South Asian and African descent in the Caribbean. In this groundbreaking volume, Sue Ann Barratt and Aleah N. Ranjitsingh explore the particular meanings of a Dougla identity and examine Dougla maneuverability both at home and in the diaspora. The authors scrutinize the perception of Douglaness over time, contemporary Dougla negotiations of social  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barratt, Sue Ann,
Dougla in the twenty-first century
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2021.
(DLC) 2021005212
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Ann Barratt; Aleah N Ranjitsingh
ISBN: 9781496833709 1496833708 9781496833693 1496833694
OCLC Number: 1224516914
Description: xi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction : adding to the mix --
Defining Dougla in the twenty-first century : from biracial to multiracial --
Am I mixed enough? Dougla and the complications of phenotype --
Maneuvering mixedness : interpreting Dougla in the Caribbean diaspora --
Taking sides : maneuvering belonging --
Politics of identification : claiming, naming, and maneuvering group memberships --
What nice hair!? Contentious privilege and the embodiment of Dougla mixedness --
Dougla fire : hypersexuality and ethnoracial stereotypes --
Conclusion : Dougla in the twenty-first century and beyond.
Series Title: Caribbean studies series (Jackson, Miss.)
Responsibility: Sue Ann Barratt and Aleah N. Ranjitsingh.

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Identity is often fraught for multiracial 'Douglas', people of both South Asian and African descent in the Caribbean. In this groundbreaking volume, Sue Ann Barratt and Aleah Ranjitsingh explore the  Read more...

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