Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Page casts light on the
role of citizenship, immigration, and transnational mobility in
Caribbean migrant and diaspora fiction. Page's historical,
socio-cultural study responds to the general trend in migration
discourse that presents the Caribbean experience as unidirectional
and uniform across the geographical spaces of home and diaspora.
She argues that engaging the Caribbean diaspora and the massive
waves of migration from the region that have punctuated its
history, involves not only understanding communities in host
countries and the conflicted identities of second generation
subjectivities, but also interpreting how these communities
interrelate with and affect communities at home. In particular,
Page examines two socio-economic and political practices,
remittance and deportation, exploring how they function as tropes
in migrant literature, and as ways of theorizing such
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