Transnational Yearnings: Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

Transnational Yearnings: Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

By: Jenny Burman (author)Paperback

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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.


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: 9780774817363
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780774817363
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0774817364

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