By Denise Noble

ISBN-10: 1137449500

ISBN-13: 9781137449504

This booklet strains the robust discourses and embodied practices by which Black Caribbean girls were imagined and produced as matters of British liberal rule and smooth freedom. It argues that during looking to get away liberalism’s gendered and racialised governmentalities, Black women’s daily self-making practices build decolonising and feminising epistemologies of freedom. those, in flip, many times interrogate the colonial logics of liberalism and Britishness. Genealogically dependent, the publication starts off with the narratives of freedom and id provided through Black British Caribbean ladies. It then analyses severe moments of challenge in British racial rule at domestic and in a foreign country during which gender and Caribbean girls determine as issues of outrage. Post-war Caribbean immigration to the united kingdom, decolonisation of the British Caribbean and the post-emancipation reconstruction of the British Caribbean loom huge in those concerns. In doing all of this, the writer unravels the colonial legacies that proceed to underwrite modern British multicultural anxieties. This thought-provoking paintings will attract scholars and students of social and cultural historical past, politics, feminism, race and postcoloniality.

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