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Coming to America : race, class, nationality and mobility in “African” Hip Hop
This report examines Hip Hop performance in Africa –with a focus on Nigeria- and analyzes how questions of race, racial identity, class and nationality feature in the works of African artists. The Nigerian/African artists ...
The politics of race and mental illness in the Post-Emancipation US South : Central Lunatic Asylum for the Colored Insane in historical perspective
In "The Politics of Race and Mental Illness" I explore the relationship between conceptualizations of black mental health and white social control from 1865 to 1881. Chapter one historically contextualizes black mental ...
After paradise : Jamaican tourism and nationalism in the wake of colonialism
In the tourist’s popular imagination Jamaica is red, green and gold; reggae music played on pristine beaches, a dreadlocked man selling artwork, weed, coconuts and the big bamboo. Jamaica is tourism. Jamaica is Reggae. ...