‘Dubbing di diaspora’: gender and reggae music inna Babylon

  title={‘Dubbing di diaspora’: gender and reggae music inna Babylon},
  author={Sonia Sabelli},
  journal={Social Identities},
  pages={137 - 152}
European countries have always used gendered concepts and stereotypes to legitimize and perpetuate their colonial governance and their exercise of command and subordination. Metaphors of masculinity and femininity have often been used (by the colonizers and the colonized) to underscore relations of authority/obedience, or of strength/weakness, on the basis of the equation between racist supremacy and the loss of black masculinity. This article explores how reggae performers and audiences… 
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