Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Becoming Rasta: Recentering White Masculinity in the Era of Transnationalism

Becoming Rasta: Recentering White Masculinity in the Era of Transnationalism Becoming Rasta: Recentering White Masculinity in the Era of Transnationalism Wendy Somerson The Comparatist, Volume 23, May 1999, pp. 128-140 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/com.1999.0027 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/415142/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 11:15 GMT from JHU Libraries BECOMING RASTA: RECENTERING WHITE MASCULINITY IN THE ERA OF TRANSNATIONALISM Wendy Somerson In a 1995 speech President CUnton asked, When the President ofMexico comes here in a few days and we talk about drug problems, are we talking about domestic problems or foreign prob- lems? [. . J Ifwe talk about NAFTA and trade, is it their foreign policies or our domestic economies? [. . J When you think about the world and the way we live in it, you readily see that the foreign-domestic distinction be- gins to evaporate in so many profound ways. And we must learn to speak about it in different ways. (733) During Clinton's presidency the boundaries of the United States have grown increasingly permeable, transnational capital has rapidly ex- panded, and the importance ofthe United States in the world market has declined. Coinciding with these poUtical and economic shifts is the occurrence of US http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Comparatist University of North Carolina Press

Becoming Rasta: Recentering White Masculinity in the Era of Transnationalism

The Comparatist , Volume 23 – Oct 3, 2012

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-north-carolina-press/becoming-rasta-recentering-white-masculinity-in-the-era-of-w1EV1jESlr
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Copyright
Copyright © Southern Comparative Literature Association.
ISSN
1559-0887

Abstract

Becoming Rasta: Recentering White Masculinity in the Era of Transnationalism Wendy Somerson The Comparatist, Volume 23, May 1999, pp. 128-140 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/com.1999.0027 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/415142/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 11:15 GMT from JHU Libraries BECOMING RASTA: RECENTERING WHITE MASCULINITY IN THE ERA OF TRANSNATIONALISM Wendy Somerson In a 1995 speech President CUnton asked, When the President ofMexico comes here in a few days and we talk about drug problems, are we talking about domestic problems or foreign prob- lems? [. . J Ifwe talk about NAFTA and trade, is it their foreign policies or our domestic economies? [. . J When you think about the world and the way we live in it, you readily see that the foreign-domestic distinction be- gins to evaporate in so many profound ways. And we must learn to speak about it in different ways. (733) During Clinton's presidency the boundaries of the United States have grown increasingly permeable, transnational capital has rapidly ex- panded, and the importance ofthe United States in the world market has declined. Coinciding with these poUtical and economic shifts is the occurrence of US

Journal

The ComparatistUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Oct 3, 2012

There are no references for this article.