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The Culture of Gender and Sexuality in the Caribbean (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 0813026776 / ISBN 13: 9780813026770
Editore: University Press of Florida, United States, 2003
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Language: English . Brand New Book. A major contribution to the scholarship of gender and sexuality in the Caribbean. --A. Lynn Bolles, University of MarylandThis volume provides an engaging interdisciplinary approach to the study of gender and sexual relations in the Caribbean. Essays from sociological, literary, historical, and political science approaches cover the Hispanic-, French-, and English-speaking Caribbean areas and address topics such as sexuality, homosexuality, culture, the body, the status of women, and the wider social relations that inform these subjects.ContentsExploring the Intersections of Gender, Sexuality, and Culture in the Caribbean: An IntroductionPart 1. Theoretical Mediations on Gender in the Caribbean1. Theorizing Ruptures in Gender Systems and the Project of Modernity in the Twentieth Century Caribbean, by Violet Eudine Barriteau2. The Globalization of the Discourse on Gender and Its Impact on the Caribbean, by Hilbourne Watson3. Caribbean Masculinity: Unpacking the Narrative, by Linden LewisPart 2. The Political Terrain of Gender and Sexuality4. A Blueprint for Gender in Creole Trinidad: Exploring Gender Mythology through Calypsos of the 1920s and 1930s, by Patricia Mohammed5. Popular Imageries of Gender and Sexuality: Poor and Working-Class Haitian Women s Discourses on the Use of Their Bodies, by Carolle Charles6. The Infamous Crime against Nature Constructions of Heterosexuality and Lesbian Subversions in Puerto Rico, by Elizabeth Crespo-KeblerPart 3. Sexual Orientation and Male Socialization in the Caribbean7. The Role of the Street in the Socialization of Caribbean Males, by Barry Chevannes8. Masculinity and Power in Puerto Rico, by Rafael Ramirez9. Queering Cuba: Male Homosexuality in the Short Fiction of Manuel Granados, by Conrad JamesPart 4. Gender, Sexuality, and Historical Considerations10. Struggling with a Structure: Gender, Agency, and Discourse, by Glyne Griffith11. It Hurt Very Much at the Time Patriarchy, Rape Culture, and the Slave Body-Semiotic, by Joseph C. DorseyLinden Lewis is associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Bucknell University and the author of numerous articles on the Caribbean. Codice inventario libreria AAN9780813026770

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Titolo: The Culture of Gender and Sexuality in the ...

Casa editrice: University Press of Florida, United States

Data di pubblicazione: 2003

Legatura: Hardback

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“A major contribution to the scholarship of gender and sexuality in the Caribbean.”--A. Lynn Bolles, University of Maryland

This volume provides an engaging interdisciplinary approach to the study of gender and sexual relations in the Caribbean.  Essays from sociological, literary, historical, and political science approaches cover the Hispanic-, French-, and English-speaking Caribbean areas and address topics such as sexuality, homosexuality, culture, the body, the status of women, and the wider social relations that inform these subjects.

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Exploring the Intersections of Gender, Sexuality, and Culture in the Caribbean: An Introduction

Part 1. Theoretical Mediations on Gender in the Caribbean
1. Theorizing Ruptures in Gender Systems and the Project of Modernity in the Twentieth Century Caribbean, by Violet Eudine Barriteau

2. The Globalization of the Discourse on Gender and Its Impact on the Caribbean, by Hilbourne Watson

3. Caribbean Masculinity: Unpacking the Narrative, by Linden Lewis

Part 2. The Political Terrain of Gender and Sexuality

4. A Blueprint for Gender in Creole Trinidad: Exploring Gender Mythology through Calypsos of the 1920s and 1930s, by Patricia Mohammed

5. Popular Imageries of Gender and Sexuality: Poor and Working-Class Haitian Women's Discourses on the Use of Their Bodies, by Carolle Charles

6. "The Infamous Crime against Nature": Constructions of Heterosexuality and Lesbian Subversions in Puerto Rico, by Elizabeth Crespo-Kebler

Part 3. Sexual Orientation and Male Socialization in the Caribbean

7. The Role of the Street in the Socialization of Caribbean Males, by Barry Chevannes

8. Masculinity and Power in Puerto Rico, by Rafael Ramírez

9. Queering Cuba: Male Homosexuality in the Short Fiction of Manuel Granados, by Conrad James

Part 4. Gender, Sexuality, and Historical Considerations

10. Struggling with a Structure: Gender, Agency, and Discourse, by Glyne Griffith

11. "It Hurt Very Much at the Time": Patriarchy, Rape Culture, and the Slave Body-Semiotic, by Joseph C. Dorsey


Linden Lewis is associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Bucknell University and the author of numerous articles on the Caribbean.

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