Religion as Space for the Expression of Caribbean Identity in the United Kingdom

@article{Chivallon2001ReligionAS,
  title={Religion as Space for the Expression of Caribbean Identity in the United Kingdom},
  author={C. Chivallon},
  journal={Environment and Planning D: Society and Space},
  year={2001},
  volume={19},
  pages={461 - 483}
}
  • C. Chivallon
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
This paper puts forward the idea that the religious practices of the members of the Caribbean diaspora in the United Kingdom provide a space where an alternative vision of social issues evolves in response to the pressures experienced in British society. Based on the views of Lefebvre and De Certeau, I propose that the religious experience be seen as the appropriation of a symbolic place where identity is freed from the weight of social conventions. Contrary to the dual construction of identity… Expand
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