Skip to content

Cuban Color in Tourism and la Lucha An Ethnography of Racial Meanings

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0199739668

ISBN-13: 9780199739660

Edition: 2010

Authors: L. Kaifa Roland

List price: $37.99
Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Rent eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Cuban Color in Tourism and La Lucha : An Ethnography of Racial Meanings offers a provocative look at what it means to belong in modern socialist Cuba. Drawn from her extensive travels throughout Cuba over the past decade, author L. Kaifa Roland pulls back the curtain on a country that has remained mysterious to Americans since the mid-twentieth century. Through vivid vignettes and firsthand details, Roland exposes the lasting effects of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the subsequent rise of state-sponsored segregated tourism in Cuba. She demonstrates how the creation of separate spheres for locals and tourists has had two effects. First, tourism reestablished the racial apartheid that…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.40" wide x 8.10" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Race, Tourism, and Belonging in Cuba
Welcome to Cuba
The Meaning(s) of "Race"
Tourism and the Caribbean
Socialism and Cuba's Revolutionary Ideal
Post-socialist Globalization
"Blackness" and Race Matters in Cuba
Raciality in Cuba
Race and the Revolution
From Black(ness) to White(ned)
Gendered Race/Raced Gender
Surviving through La Lucha
La Lucha
Jineteros (Hustlers)
Marrying the Other
Tourism and Belonging
Who Tours Cuba?
Privilege and Place
Power and Belonging
The Yuma/Jinetero Dynamic
Of Shorts and Segregated Socialism
Separate and Unequal
Transition or Transformation?
Epilogue: Where Are They Now?
From Jineteros to Perros Callejeros
Yumas Out, Pepes In
Raul Castro and Change
Timeline of Cuban History
Student Resource Guide
Glossary of Key Terms
Glossary of Key Spanish/Cuban Terms