Transnational Yearnings: Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

Transnational Yearnings: Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

By: Jenny Burman (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will appeal to anyone interested in tourism, migration, postcolonialism, multiculturalism, and transnational studies.

About Author

Jenny Burman is an assistant professor of communication studies at McGill University.

Contents

Introduction: Mobilities, Immobilizations, and Transnational Desires 1 Disservice Industry: Colonial and Postcolonial Tourism Development in Jamaica 2 Global Subjects, Tourist Objects: The Souvenir Trade in Jamaica 3 Charged Circuits: Transmigration and Diasporic Conditions 4 Migrant Remittances: Cultural Economies of Yearning 5 "Danger to the Public": Targeting and Deporting Jamaican-Born Torontonians 6 Masquerading Toronto through Caribana: Diasporic Carnival Meets the Sign "Music ends here" Conclusion: "It is not enough/to be pause" Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817356
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780774817356
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0774817356

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