Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles (2015)


Alaí Reyes-Santos


What has determined whether Antillean solidarity movements succeed? Alaí Reyes-Santos argues that the crucial factor has been the extent to which Dominicans, Haitians, and Puerto Ricans imagine each other as kin. She uncovers the conflicts, secrets, and internal hierarchies that characterize kinship among Antilleans, but she also discovers how they have created political solidarity across racial, gender, ethnic, sexual, and class differences.



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