Brand Jamaica: Reimagining a National Image and Identity (Hardcover)
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Brand Jamaica explores the current practices of branding Jamaica, particularly within the context of postcoloniality, reconciles the lived realities of Jamaicans with the contemporary image of Jamaica projected to the world, and deconstructs the current tourism model of sun, sand, and sea. Hume Johnson and Kamille Gentles-Peart bring together multidisciplinary perspectives that interrogate various aspects of Jamaican national identity and the dominant paradigm by which it has been shaped.
About the Author
Hume Johnson is an associate professor of public relations and media studies at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. She is the author of Challenges to Civil Society: Popular Protest and Governance in Jamaica. Kamille Gentles-Peart is an associate professor of communication and media studies at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. She is the author of Romance with Voluptuousness: Caribbean Women and Thick Bodies in the United States (Nebraska, 2016) and the coeditor, with Maurice L. Hall, of Re-constructing Place and Space: Media, Power, Discourse and the Constitution of Caribbean Diasporas.
— Evan Ward