Ramsay, Paulette A. Afro-Mexican Constructions of Diaspora, Gender, Identity and Nation.

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Ramsay, Paulette A. Afro-Mexican Constructions of Diaspora, Gender, Identity and Nation. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2016, ISBN: 978-976-640-579-3.

This study analyses cultural and literary material produced by Afro-Mexicans on the Costa Chica de Guerrero y Oaxaca, Mexico, to undermine and overturn claims of mestizaje or Mexican homogeneity. Hence, the interdisciplinary research draws on several theoretical constructs: cultural studies, linguistic anthropology, masculinity studies, gender studies, feminist criticisms, and broad postcolonial and postmodernist theories, especially as they relate to...

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