Confronting Power, Theorizing Gender : Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Caribbean


Confronting Power, Theorizing Gender : Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Caribbean

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This valuable contribution to the exploration of masculinity as a gender construct and its manifestation in the Caribbean provides a fundamental resource that pays special attention to the interaction of power and sexuality in the creation of masculine identities in the region. Vital reading for policy makers and teachers and students of gender studies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements                                   x
Abbreviations xii
Part I Introduction
1 Confronting Power, Theorizing Gender in the 3 (24)
Commonwealth Caribbean
Eudine Barriteau
Part II Epistemological Inquiries, Feminist
2 Theorizing the Shift from "Woman" to 27 (19)
"Gender" in Caribbean Feminist Discourse: The
Power Relations of Creating Knowledge
Eudine Barriteau
3 Women and Difference in Caribbean Gender 46 (29)
Theory: Notes towards a Strategic
Universalist Feminism
Donna St Hill
4 A Feminist's Oxymoron: Globally 75 (26)
Gender-Conscious Development
Michelle Rowley
Part III Theorizing Historiography,
Historicizing Gender and Sexuality
5 A Symbiotic Visiting Relationship: 101(25)
Caribbean Feminist Historiography and
Caribbean Feminist Theory
Patricia Mohammed
6 "How Our Lives Would Be Affected by the 126(16)
Custom of Having Several Wives": The
Intersection between African History and
Gender Studies in the Caribbean
Richard A. Goodridge
7 Perfect Property: Enslaved Black Women in 142(17)
the Caribbean
Hilary McD. Beckles
8 Theorizing Sexual Relations in the 159(30)
Caribbean: Prostitution and the Problem of
the "Exotic"
Kamala Kempadoo
Part IV Gender, Genre and Cultural/Literary
9 "What Have We to Celebrate?" Gender, Genre 189(17)
and Diaspora Identities in Two Popular
Cultural Texts
Jane Bryce
10 Feminist Literary Theories and Literary 206(25)
Discourse in Two George Lamming Texts
Margaret Gill
Part V Gender and Power in the Public Domain:
Feminist Theorizing of Citizenship
11 Beyond the Bill of Rights: Sexing the 231(31)
Tracy Robinson
12 Theorizing the Gendered Analysis of Work 262(21)
in the Commonwealth Caribbean
Ann Denis
13 Gender and Power in Contemporary Society: 283(20)
A Case-Study of Student Government
Elsa Leo-Rhynie
Part VI Gender and Power in the Public Domain:
Deconstructing Masculinity and Marginality
14 Gender and the Elementary Teaching Service 303(21)
in Barbados, 1880-1960: A Re-examination of
the Feminization and Marginalizat卲n of the
Black Male Theses
Aviston Downes
15 Requiem for the Male Marginalization 324(32)
Thesis in the Caribbean: Death of a Non-Theory
Eudine Barriteau
References 356(42)
Contributors 398