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Negotiating Blackness within the Multicultural State: Creole Politics and Identity in Nicaragua

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780813037561
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043098 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0013
Negotiating Blackness within the Multicultural State: Creole Politics and Identity in Nicaragua

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This chapter analyzes how Afro-descendant English-speaking Creoles in Nicaragua are currently reimaging their collective identity in the context of multicultural policies that extend collective rights to indigenous and Afro-peoples.

Keywords: Nicaragua; creole politics/identity; multiculturalism; afro-costeños

Chapter.  8098 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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