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Cecilia A. Green

Associate Professor, Sociology


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307 Maxwell Hall
(315) 443-3079
Curriculum Vitae
Cecilia A. Green CV


Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1998


Race, class, gender, Caribbean studies


"The New Chinese Presence in the Caribbean: Towards a Global Understanding." In Beyond Free Trade: Alternative Approaches to Trade, Politics, and Power , ed. by Kate Ervine and Gavin Fridell (Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, 2015).


"The 1938-39 Moyne Commission in Barbados: Investigating the Status of Children." Atlantic Studies: Global Currents , 11:4 (2014), 515-535:


"Outbound China and the Global South: New Entrepreneurial Immigrants in the Eastern Caribbean." IDEAZ journal, Special Issue: The Re-shaping of Global Hegemony, Vol. 10 (2012-2013), 22-43.


"To the Scandal of the Public: Sexual Misconduct and Clashing Patriarchies in 1930s Dominica, British West Indies." Journal of Caribbean History , 47:1 (2013), 73-109.

"Local Geographies of Crime and Punishment in a Plantation Colony: Gender and Incarceration in Barbados, 1878-1928," New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids , Vol. 86, No. 3 & 4 (2012).

"'Abandoned Lower Class of Females': Class, Gender and Penal Discipline in Barbados, 1875-1929," Comparative Studies in Society and History,  53:1 (January 2011): 144-179.

Disciplining Boys: Labor, Gender, Generation and the Penal System in Barbados, 1880-1930, Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth , 3:3 (Fall 2010): 366-390.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Mercantilism and Free Trade, Race & Class , 49:2 (October 2007): 41-56.

'A Civil Inconvenience'? The Vexed Question of Slave Marriage in the British West Indies, Law and History Review, 25:1 (Spring 2007): 1-59.

Between Respectability and Self-Respect: Framing Afro-Caribbean Women's Labour History, Social and Economic Studies , 55:3 (September 2006): 1-31.

Hierarchies of Whiteness in the Geographies of Empire: Thomas Thistlewood and the Barretts of Jamaica, New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids , 80:1 & 2 (2006): 5-43.

Caribbean Dependency Theory of the 1970s Revisited: A Historical-Materialist-Feminist Revision, in New Caribbean Thought: A Reader , ed. by Brian Meeks and Folke Lindahl (Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2001): 40-72.

The Asian Connection: The U.S.-Caribbean Apparel Circuit and the Evolution of a New Model of Industrial Relations, Latin American Research Review, 33:3 (Fall 1998): 7-47.


Research Interests

 Historical Sociology; Political Economy; Race/Class/Gender; Disciplinary Regimes and Moral Economies; Anglophone Caribbean

Current work: penal system in Barbados, 1875-1930; Caribbean women, labor force history, and moral economies; globalization and sovereignty regimes; post/colonialism and economic thought