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New Caribbean Thought: A Reader

New Caribbean Thought: A Reader (Paperback)

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The dawn of the twenty-first century is an opportune time for the people of the Caribbean to take stock of the entire experience of the past forty years since the ending of direct colonialism. The authors believe "it is now time to chart our future by carefully learning the lessons of the recent past." This interdisciplinary collection is the first to cross traditionally restrictive disciplinary barriers to address the tough questions that face the Caribbean today. What went wrong with the nationalist project? What, if any, are the realistic options for a more prosperous Caribbean? What are to be the roles of race, gender and class in a more global, less national world? Meeks and Lindahl include thought-provoking articles from twenty-one respected thinkers in diverse fields of study. The groundbreaking articles include critiques of existing bodies of thought, reformulations of general theoretical approaches, policy-oriented alternatives for future development, and more.

This book is a must for statesmen, academics and students of political theory, social theory, Caribbean studies, comparative gender studies, post-colonial studies, Marxism and Caribbean history and anyone interested in the state of contemporary Caribbean thought.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsInternational institutionsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studies Publisher: University of the West Indies Press Publication Date: 05/09/2000 ISBN-13: 9789766401030  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Brian Meeks is Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Government, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. Folke Lindahl is Associate Professor of political theory at James Madison College, Michigan State University.

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