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Afro-Latin@ Diasporas

Afro-Latin@s in Movement

Critical Approaches to Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas

Editors: Rivera-Rideau, Petra R., Jones, Jennifer A., Paschel, Tianna S. (Eds.)

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Through a collection of theoretically engaging and empirically grounded texts, this book examines African-descended populations in Latin America and Afro-Latin@s in the United States in order to explore questions of black identity and representation, transnationalism, and diaspora in the Americas.

About the authors

Petra R. Rivera-Rideau is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Virginia Tech, USA and author of Remixing Reggaetón: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico
Jennifer A. Jones is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, USA. 
Tianna S. Paschel is Assistant Professor of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, USA and author of Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil.

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction: Theorizing Afrolatinidades

    Rivera-Rideau, Petra R. (et al.)

    Pages 1-29

  • The Expediency of Blackness: Racial Logics and Danzón in the Port of Veracruz, Mexico

    Malcomson, Hettie

    Pages 35-59

  • “Ni de aquí, ni de allá”: Garífuna Subjectivities and the Politics of Diasporic Belonging

    Oro, Paul Joseph López

    Pages 61-83

  • The Death of “la Reina de la Salsa:” Celia Cruz and the Mythification of the Black Woman

    Gosin, Monika

    Pages 85-107

  • “Oye, Qué Bien Juegan Los Negros, ¿No?”: Blaxicans and Basketball in Mexico

    Thompson-Hernández, Walter

    Pages 109-130

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-59874-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $105.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-60320-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Afro-Latin@s in Movement
Book Subtitle
Critical Approaches to Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas
Editors
  • Petra R. Rivera-Rideau
  • Jennifer A. Jones
  • Tianna S. Paschel
Series Title
Afro-Latin@ Diasporas
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-59874-5
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-59874-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-60320-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 316
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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