New Caribbean Thought

New Caribbean Thought

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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 interestedPart of the problem with Pattersona#39;s argument, in other words, is that while it claims to be a historical sociology, what he is really ... provided by one or another hermeneutic constitute logically appropriate answers to their underlying questions.


Title:New Caribbean Thought
Author: Brian Meeks, Folke Lindahl
Publisher:University of West Indies Press - 2001
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