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Coloring the Nation: Race and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic

David Howard
Format
Book
Published
Oxford [England] : Signal Books ; Boulder [Co.] : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
190266910X (Signal Books : cloth), 1902669118 (Signal Books : pbk.), 155587973X (alk. paper), 1555879985 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Race, racism and identity 2
  • Location of research 10
  • 2. La Raza Dominicana and Haiti 17
  • Race and the development of Dominican society 20
  • Dominican-Haitian history and la raza dominicana 26
  • Anti-Haitianism 32
  • Ambiguity and the indio-myth 41
  • 3. Race, Color and Class in Dominican Society 50
  • Development of social classes in the Dominican Republic 58
  • Race and class in the three study sites 66
  • Race, class and the Dominican nation 71
  • 4. Race and Ethnicity: Gendered, Domesticated and Sanctified 73
  • Cultures of patriarchy 75
  • Household structure and the role of women 77
  • Work and the relations of patriarchy 82
  • Race, gender and images of the body 85
  • Religion: racialized and gendered 90
  • 5. Dominican Republic: A Transnational Society 95
  • History of Dominican migration 97
  • Migrant characteristics 99
  • Influences of migration in the sending society 102
  • Remittances 108
  • Household transformation in the transnational community 109
  • Transnationalism and racial identity 111
  • Influence of the United States 116
  • 6. Race and Negritud in Dominican Literature 120
  • Development of Dominican black writing 122
  • White writing black; black righting white 128
  • Color aesthetic 131
  • Contemporary poetry and prose 132
  • Innate rhythm of the drum 133
  • Consuming tropical fertility 136
  • Body aesthetics 137
  • Haitians and Haiti 139
  • Identity and indecision 143
  • Black awareness? 145
  • A view from outside 148
  • Expressing negritud 150
  • 7. Race and Nation in Dominican Politics 153
  • Nationalism and racism 153
  • Twentieth-century anti-Haitianism: a political history 157
  • Dominican electioneering in the 1990s: the politics of race 161
  • Haitian context in contemporary politics 167
  • Nationalism and the international conspiracy 171
  • Pena Gomez: the failure to confront racism 175
  • Beyond racialized politics? 180
  • 8. Conclusion: Race and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic 182
  • Race 185
  • Ethnicity 189
  • Raza unites, race divides 194
  • Hindrance of racial democracy 196
  • Multicoloring the nation: common-sense policy 199.
Description
x, 227 p. : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [212]-224) and index.
Technical Details
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