The Cape Verdean Diaspora in Portugal: Colonial Subjects

The Cape Verdean Diaspora in Portugal: Colonial Subjects in a Postcolonial World PDF/EPUB ô Verdean Diaspora in Portugal: Epub / Cape Verdean Diaspora in Portugal: PDF/EPUB ² The Cape MOBI :º Verdean Diaspora in Portugal: Epub / Verdean Diaspora eBook ¸ Author Lu s Batalha s ethnographic study of the Cape Verdean community in Portugal focuses on two distinct groups the midd. Author Lu s Batalha s ethnographic study of the Cape Verdean community in Portugal focuses on two distinct groups the middle class white elite and the darker skinned, migrant laborers This challenging and unique work strips bare the social relations race, gender, and class that structure lived experience in this post colonial society Based on the life stories of fifty Cape Verdeans living mainly in the metropolitan are of Lisbon, this study provides an important analysis of these two remarkably disparate groups and illustrate what it is to be part of the present day Cape Verdean community in Portugal In addition to painting a complex and realistic portrait of this world, Batalha further sheds light on the social, national, and international dynamics of societies who struggle with a racialized social order imposed and maintained for decades and, in some cases, centuries