The Political Economy of Caribbean Development (BOK)

Matthew Louis Bishop

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Studies of the global political economy have rarely engaged with development in the Caribbean, the thought of its indigenous intellectuals, or the non-sovereign territories of the region. Matthew Bishop compares the development of the independent English-speaking islands of St Lucia and St Vincent and their non-sovereign French neighbours, Martinique and Guadeloupe. By explaining how distinctive patterns of British and French colonialism and decolonisation came to bear on them, he investigates how very different patterns of development have subsequently ensued, often with startling consequences in this era of globalization and crisis. By engaging with the empirical reality of the Caribbean, his study sheds light on a range of wider debates relating to development, indigenous thought, post-colonial sovereignty, small states, and the contemporary evolution of the global political economy.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Matthew Louis Bishop
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9780230250017
Antall sider 280 Vekt 454 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Development economics & emerging economies, Political economy, Diplomacy, Political geography