Margarita Cervantes-Rodriguez is currently a visiting research scholar at the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton University. She is the author of International Migration in Cuba: Accumulation, Imperial Designs and Transnational Social Fields. Ramon Grosfoguel is Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California-Berkeley and Senior Research Associate of the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris. His most recent book is Colonial Subjects: Puerto Ricans in a Global Perspective. Eric Mielants is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University. He is the author of The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West." (Temple).
Introduction: Caribbean Migrations to Western Europe and the United States 1. Theorizing anout and beyond Transnational Processes Part I: State Policies and Migrants' Strategies 2. Colonial Racism, Ethnicity, and Citizenship: The Lessons of the Migration Experiences of French-Speaking Caribbean Populations 3. From the Periphery to the Core: A case Study on the Migration and Incorporation of Recent Caribbean Immigrants in the Netherlands 4. Puerto Ricans in the United States and French West Indian Immigrants in France Part II: Identities, Countercultures, and Ethnic Resilience 5. Puerto Rican Migration and Settlement in South Florida: Ethnic Identities and Transnational Spaces 6. Racialized Culture and Translocal Counter-Publics: Rumba and Social Disorder in New York and Havana 7. The Making of Suriland: The Binational Development of a Balck Community between Tropics and the Noth Sea Part III: Incorporation, Entrepreneurship, and Household Strategies 8. Cubans and Dominicans: Is There a Latino Experience in the United States? 9. Dominican Women, Heads of Households in Spain 10. Identity and Kinship: Caribbean Transnational Narratives About the Contributors index