9789766370497-9766370494-Introduction to Caribbean Politics: Text and Readings

Introduction to Caribbean Politics: Text and Readings

ISBN-13: 9789766370497
ISBN-10: 9766370494
Author: Barrow-Giles, Cynthia
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: Ian Randle Publishers
Format: Paperback 304 pages
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ISBN-13: 9789766370497
ISBN-10: 9766370494
Author: Barrow-Giles, Cynthia
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: Ian Randle Publishers
Format: Paperback 304 pages

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Acknowledged authors Barrow-Giles, Cynthia wrote Introduction to Caribbean Politics: Text and Readings comprising 304 pages back in 2002. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 9766370494 and 9789766370497. Since then Introduction to Caribbean Politics: Text and Readings textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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This is an introductory text for students if Caribbean Politics at the undergraduate level. It provides a broad historical sweep from the slave era to the contemporary period, characterised by issues of structural adjustments and globalisation, and in between, the years of worker revolt and protest. The text is structured and presented around a number of core concepts used to analyse Caribbean politics and political systems. Understanding of each concept is aided and enriched by selected readings from both published works as well as original articles specially commissioned for this book. This student-friendly text contains summaries of the key concepts discussed in each section, questions to test students' understanding, suggestions for further reading and a self-assessment section. Key concepts/issues include: 1. Imperialism, Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism, Re-Colonisation 2. Struggles of the working class people 3. The politics of constitutional decolonisation and the Westminster model 4. Party systems and electoral politic 5. Trade Unionism 6. The Politics of change: alternative development strategies 7. Regional integration

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