Globalization and the Post-Creole Imagination: Notes on Fleeing the Plantation

Globalization and the Post Creole Imagination Notes on Fleeing the Plantation Globalization and the Post Creole Imagination is a major intervention into discussions of Caribbean practices gathered under the rubric of creolization Examining sociocultural political and economic

  • Title: Globalization and the Post-Creole Imagination: Notes on Fleeing the Plantation
  • Author: Michaeline A. Crichlow
  • ISBN: 9780822392453
  • Page: 276
  • Format: ebook
  • Globalization and the Post Creole Imagination is a major intervention into discussions of Caribbean practices gathered under the rubric of creolization Examining sociocultural, political, and economic transformations in the Caribbean, Michaeline A Crichlow argues that creolization culture creating processes usually associated with plantation societies and with subordinGlobalization and the Post Creole Imagination is a major intervention into discussions of Caribbean practices gathered under the rubric of creolization Examining sociocultural, political, and economic transformations in the Caribbean, Michaeline A Crichlow argues that creolization culture creating processes usually associated with plantation societies and with subordinate populations remaking the cultural forms of dominant groups must be liberated from and expanded beyond plantations, and even beyond the black Atlantic, to include productions of culture wherever vulnerable populations live in situations of modern power inequalities, from regimes of colonialism to those of neoliberalism Crichlow theorizes a concepts of creolization that speaks to how individuals from historically marginalized groups refashion self, time, and place in multiple ways, from creating art to traveling in search of homes Grounding her theory in the material realities of Caribbean peoples in the plantation era and the present, Crichlow contends that creolization and Creole subjectivity are constantly in flux, morphing in response to the changing conditions of modernity and creatively expressing a politics of place She draws on sociology, philosophy, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies to illustrate how national histories are lived personally and how transnational experiences reshape individual lives and collective spaces Critically extending Bourdieu s idea of habitus, she describes how contemporary Caribbean subjects remake themselves in and beyond the Caribbean region, challenging, appropriating, and subverting older, localized forms of creolization.

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