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Author Gregory, Steven, 1954-
Title The devil behind the mirror : globalization and politics in the Dominican Republic / Steven Gregory.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014.
Edition [New edition] with a new preface.

Author Gregory, Steven, 1954-
Subject Globalization -- Political aspects -- Dominican Republic.
Tourism -- Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic -- Economic conditions -- 1961-
Dominican Republic -- Social conditions -- 1961-
Description 1 online resource (311 pages)
Edition [New edition] with a new preface.
Note Previous edition : 2007.
Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface to the 2014 Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Politics of Livelihood; 2. The Spatial Economy of Difference; 3. Structures of the Imagination; 4. Sex Tourism and the Political Economy of Masculinity; 5. Race, Identity, and the Body Politic; 6. The Politics of Transnational Capital; Afterword; Notes; References; Index.
Summary In The Devil behind the Mirror, Steven Gregory provides a compelling and intimate account of the impact that transnational processes associated with globalization are having on the lives and livelihoods of people in the Dominican Republic. Grounded in ethnographic fieldwork conducted in the adjacent towns of Boca Chica and Andres, Gregory's study deftly demonstrates how transnational flows of capital, culture, and people are mediated by contextually specific power relations, politics, and history. He explores such topics as the informal economy, the making of a telenova, sex tourism, an.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780520957893 (electronic bk.)
052095789X (electronic bk.)
9780520282254
OCLC # 871860637
Additional Format Print version: Gregory, Steven. Devil behind the Mirror : Globalization and Politics in the Dominican Republic. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014 9780520282254



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