Equaliberty in the Dutch Caribbean (Kobo eBook)

Equaliberty in the Dutch Caribbean By Yvon van der Pijl, Francio Guadeloupe, Linden Lewis, Francio Guadeloupe, Yvon van der Pijl, Nikki Mulder, Jordi Halfman, Guiselle Starink-Martha, Rose Mary Allen, Lisenne Delgado, Francisca Grommé, Antonio Carmona Báez, Gregory Richardson, Charissa Granger, Nicole Sanches, Anton Allahar Cover Image
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Equaliberty in the Dutch Caribbean is a collection of essays that explores fundamental questions of equality and freedom on the non-sovereign islands of the Dutch Caribbean. Drawing on in-depth ethnographic research, historical and media analysis, the study of popular culture, and autoethnographic accounts, the various contributions challenge conventional assumptions about political non/sovereignty. While the book recognizes the existence of nationalist independence movements, it opens a critical space to look at other forms of political articulation, autonomy, liberty, and a good life. Focusing on all six different islands and through a multitude of voices and stories, the volume engages with the everyday projects, ordinary imaginaries, and dreams of equaliberty alongside the work of independistas and traditional social movements aiming for more or full self-determination. As such, it offers a rich and powerful telling of the various ways of being in and belonging to our contemporary postcolonial world.

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ISBN-13: 9781978818682
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication Date: April 15th, 2022