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Understanding the contemporary Caribbean

James Tyler Kent

Understanding the contemporary Caribbean

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, Co .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard S. Hillman and Thomas J. D"Agostino.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 393 p. :
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22525798M
ISBN 101555879594

Soon after their arrival, Europeans destroyed the civilizations created by the aboriginal Carib, Arawak, and Ciboney. Spanning the breadth of issues from accommodation and transportation; environmental and economic impacts; Cultural, Sport, Health and Wellness, and Adventure Tourism; to disaster management and preparedness, this book discusses all of the elements essential to the long-term development and sustainability of the Region's most valuable source of income. The research methods and theories of sociology yield powerful insights into the social processes shaping human lives and social problems and prospects in the contemporary world. This is an area of a potential hazard in the Caribbean. Sociology is the study of human social relationships and institutions.

The colonies all have some type of autonomy that distinguishes their status from the crude colonialism of the past. Great Britain and the United States held total Understanding the contemporary Caribbean book of the region, but in Jamaica, Prime Minister Michael Manley's flirtation with democratic socialism was a good example of this new national assertiveness. Contemporary indigenous identity has changed over five hundred years just as much as other cultural or ethnic identities have, and this book offers an excellent guide as to how transformation should be thought of as survival rather than loss. Caribbean Folklore: A Handbook holds the potential to be most useful in a classroom environment where concepts and topics can be fleshed out and contextualized through guided discussion and research. Indeed, remittances are largely responsible for the sustenance of many Caribbean societies.

Jamaica tried to resolve some of its economic problems—linked to the rise in the price of oil, which destabilized the fragile economies of developing countries—by imposing a new tax on foreign bauxite companies. The research methods and theories of sociology yield powerful insights into the social processes shaping human lives and social problems and prospects in the contemporary world. The confusion and violence led to deep fear in Grenada and the rest of the Caribbean, and gave an excuse to the United States to invade the country. In addition, it comments on the role of folklore in literature and contemporary Caribbean culture.


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Understanding the contemporary Caribbean by James Tyler Kent Download PDF Ebook

Emigration has been a response to economic problems since the nineteenth century, and the twentieth century has seen the exodus of Caribbean people to Europe especially Englandthe United States, and Canada.

Copiously illustrated with tables, figures, images and cases, each chapter is rounded out with references for further reading. She has published articles in all of these areas.

This action was perceived unfavorably by the companies and the government of the United States. Similarly, Caribbean immigrants and their descendants play important roles in the labor unions, educational Understanding the contemporary Caribbean book, and other aspects of life in the United States.

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Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, It also proposes a clever framework that encompasses an extensive Caribbean territory subdivided into various parts. It also does not restrict itslef to a specific Caribbean language and includes folklore from Spanish- English- and French-speaking parts of the Caribbean.

Together they combine a broad multi-disciplinary approach with a more concentrated analysis of sources. The Caribbean people, for the most part, have done well in maintaining democratic forms of government and in acknowledging the need to work together.

She has also published research on foundation funding of American social movement organizations and on the gendered experiences of female politicians. Through its particular analytical perspective, social theories, and research methods, sociology is a discipline that expands our awareness and analysis of the human social relationships, cultures, and institutions that profoundly shape both our lives and human history.

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It also introduces students to the different disciplinary approaches and style of writings. Political Situation The s and s witnessed many changes in the Caribbean. Yet their fragile economies could be destroyed if crime and the perception of crime loom large in the psyches of nationals and tourists.

The intervention marked the death knell for any experimentation with methods of development and political ideology not endorsed by the West. He is a member of the editorial board of Labour Focus on Eastern Europe. Vincent and the Grenadines inBelize inAntigua in The Caribbean is a world of great historical and cultural importance.

Caribbean writers are recognized at home and abroad. He was expelled from Haiti in The cash-strapped governments of the Caribbean cannot compete with the finances available to major drug dealers, but they are forced to take from their limited resources to rid their waters and lands of the corruption, violence, and wasted lives resulting from drug dealing and consumption.

Their authors explain the various reasons for the growing contemporary understanding of indigenous survival in the Caribbean over the second half of the twentieth century: how colonial practices erased indigenous identities as a matter of political economy; how, in matching fashion, indigenous resistance often adopted the tactic of avoiding the state; how local creole practices domestic and agricultural are now being better understood as indigenous cultural survivals; and how the new understanding of descent given by DNA analysis has taken over from crude accountings of blood quanta.

Cutting across the Dutch, English, Spanish and French Caribbean, the history and issues of tourism in the Caribbean are presented in a cohesive and easy to grasp manner, with practical examples, case studies and references from all aspects of the business of tourism.

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