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Dougla in the Twenty-First Century: Adding to the Mix

Sue Ann Barratt and Aleah N. Ranjitsingh

Abstract

Dougla in the Twenty-First Century evaluates and theorizes how Douglas as mixed race people are categorized and accounted for in the societies in which they live. It examines how individual Douglas experience race/ethnic identities, how these identities are mediated by other social identities such as gender and class, and how they deal with the politics of identification. It explores how such identification, both by self and other, is experienced as both affirming and contentious at multiple life stages from childhood to adulthood. The text theorizes Douglas’ encounters with this, and with the ... More

Keywords: Dougla, Mixed race, Caribbean diaspora, Manoeuvreing, Racialized ethnicity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781496833709
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2022 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496833709.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sue Ann Barratt, author
University of the West Indies

Aleah N. Ranjitsingh, author
Brooklyn College, CUNY