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Modern Caribbean Politics - Anthony Payne

Modern Caribbean Politics

By: Anthony Payne (Editor), Paul Sutton (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st February 1993
ISBN: 9780801844355
Number Of Pages: 346
For Ages: 22+ years old

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During the 1980s, the nature of modern politics in the Caribbean changed. This book examines the origins of nationalist politics in the Caribbean and reviews the crisis years of the 1970s. Subsequent chapters focus on the events and legacies of the 1980s.

The essays are well written and give a fair and competent account of the chronology of events and processes. They convey the overpowering, in some cases stultifying, influence of individualism in the politics of each country... A good, regional perspective and much solid material for future research. * International Affairs *

Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: The Contours of Modern Caribbean Politicsp. 1
Liberal Economics versus Electoral Politics in Jamaicap. 28
Democracy and Disillusionment in the Dominican Republicp. 54
The Duvalier Dictatorship and Its Legacy of Crisis in Haitip. 73
Race, Politics, and Succession in Trinidad and Guyanap. 98
The March of Militarization in Surinamep. 125
Revolution, Democracy, and Regional Integration in the Eastern Caribbeanp. 147
The Grenadian Revolution in Retrospectp. 176
Political Economy and Foreign Policy in Puerto Ricop. 198
The Odyssey of Revolution in Cubap. 212
Domestic Policy, the External Environment, and the Economic Crisis in the Caribbeanp. 238
The Offshore Caribbeanp. 259
U.S. Intervention, Regional Security, and Militarization in the Caribbeanp. 277
Appendix: Statistical Data on the Countries of the Caribbeanp. 294
Notesp. 297
Select Bibliographyp. 327
Contributorsp. 331
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ISBN: 9780801844355
ISBN-10: 0801844355
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 346
Published: 1st February 1993
Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 15.06  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.48