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The culture of gender and sexuality in the Caribbean [electronic resource] / edited by Linden Lewis.

Contributor(s): Lewis, Linden, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, c2003Description: 1 online resource (328 p.).ISBN: 0813031206 (electronic bk.); 9780813031200 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sex role -- Caribbean Area | Sex customs -- Caribbean Area | R�ole selon le sexe -- Cara�ibes (R�egion) | Vie sexuelle -- Cara�ibes (R�egion) | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Culture of gender and sexuality in the Caribbean.DDC classification: 305.3/09729 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Theorizing ruptures in gender systems and the project of modernity in the twentieth-century Caribbean / Violet Eudine Barriteau -- The globalization of the discourse on gender and its impact on the Caribbean / Hilbourne Watson -- Caribbean masculinity: unpacking the narrative / Linden Lewis -- A blueprint for gender in Creole Trinidad: exploring gender mythology through Calypsos of the 1920s and 1930s / Patricia Mohammed -- Popular imageries of gender and sexuality: poor and working-class Haitian women's discourses on the use of their bodies / Carolle Charles -- "The infamous crime against nature": constructions of heterosexuality and lesbian subversions in Puerto Rico / Elizabeth Crespo-Kebler -- The role of the street in the socialization of Caribbean males / Barry Chevannes -- Masculinity and power in Puerto Rico / Rafael L. Ram�irez -- Queering Cuba: male homosexuality in the short fiction of Manuel Granados / Conrad James -- Struggling with a structure: gender, agency, and discourse / Glyne Griffith -- "It hurt very much at the time": patriarchy, rape culture, and the slave body-semiotic / Joseph C. Dorsey.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Theorizing ruptures in gender systems and the project of modernity in the twentieth-century Caribbean / Violet Eudine Barriteau -- The globalization of the discourse on gender and its impact on the Caribbean / Hilbourne Watson -- Caribbean masculinity: unpacking the narrative / Linden Lewis -- A blueprint for gender in Creole Trinidad: exploring gender mythology through Calypsos of the 1920s and 1930s / Patricia Mohammed -- Popular imageries of gender and sexuality: poor and working-class Haitian women's discourses on the use of their bodies / Carolle Charles -- "The infamous crime against nature": constructions of heterosexuality and lesbian subversions in Puerto Rico / Elizabeth Crespo-Kebler -- The role of the street in the socialization of Caribbean males / Barry Chevannes -- Masculinity and power in Puerto Rico / Rafael L. Ram�irez -- Queering Cuba: male homosexuality in the short fiction of Manuel Granados / Conrad James -- Struggling with a structure: gender, agency, and discourse / Glyne Griffith -- "It hurt very much at the time": patriarchy, rape culture, and the slave body-semiotic / Joseph C. Dorsey.

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