Many parts of the Caribbean region are being respatialized, rescaled and reterritorialized through processes of neoliberal development, intraregional and international mobility, and complex spatial restructuring of physical infrastructures and virtual realities. Drawing on the sociology of mobilities and space, this article suggests that changes in technologies of transportation and communciation, media discourses, and cultural performances of travel within recent regimes of neoliberal governance and regulation are contributing to new ways of developing, curating and staging neocolonial fantasies of the untouched Caribbean paradise.
Mimi Sheller; Virtual Islands: Mobilities, Connectivity, and the New Caribbean Spatialities. Small Axe 1 October 2007; 11 (3): 16–33. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/-11-3-16
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