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Becoming Rasta ❮Read❯ ➸ Becoming Rasta ➻ Author Charles Price – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk So much has been written about the Rastafari yet we know so little about why and how people join the Rastafari movement Although popular understandings evoke images of dreadlocks reggae and marijuana So much has been written about the Rastafari yet we know so little about why and how people join the Rastafari movement Although popular understandings evoke images of dreadlocks reggae and marijuana Rastafarians were persecuted in their country becoming a people seeking social justice Yet new adherents continued to convert to Rastafari despite facing adverse reactions from their fellow citizens and from their British rulersCharles Price draws on in depth interviews to reveal the personal experiences of those who adopted the religion in the s to s one generation past the movement's emergence By talking with these Rastafari elders he seeks to understand why and how Jamaicans became Rastafari in spite of rampant discrimination and what sustains them in their faith and identityUtilizing new conceptual frameworks Price explores the identity development of Rastafari demonstrating how shifts in the movement's identity from social pariah to exemplar of Blackness have led some of the elder Rastafari to adopt embrace and internalize Rastafari and blackness as central to their concept of self.

  • Hardcover
  • 266 pages
  • Becoming Rasta
  • Charles Price
  • English
  • 21 August 2016
  • 9780814767467