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Freedom and Constraint in Caribbean Migration and Diaspora
Freedom and Constraint in Caribbean Migration and Diaspora

Freedom and Constraint in Caribbean Migration and Diaspora

By Elizabeth Thomas Hope

Reviewed on: 12 2011 | Category: Adults

The Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury in the United Kingdom on June 22, 1948, anchoring the hopes, dreams and aspirations of the first generation of Caribbean migrants who left their homeland in search of a better life. This volume represents the experience of the entire Caribbean region, Anglophone, Hispanophone, Francophone and Dutch.

It explores the contemporary nature of migration, the socio-economic, political and cultural impact of such movements while highlighting the varying discourses that arise. Race, transnationalism and the emerging concept of ‘Diaspora’ are all examined providing insight for anyone interested in migration studies.

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