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Black—but Not Haitian: Color, Class, and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic

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/9780813037561.003.0016
Black—but Not Haitian: Color, Class, and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic

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This chapter reviews the current official status of Afro-Dominicans, the treatment of Haitian immigrants, and the ways social whiteness is inscribed in the Dominican Republic through law and policy.

Keywords: Afro-Dominicans; Haitian immigrants; race; Movement for Dominican Women of Haitian Descen

Chapter.  10428 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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