Caribbean Public Policy: Regional, Cultural, And Socioeconomic Issues For The 21st Century, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Caribbean Public Policy

Regional, Cultural, And Socioeconomic Issues For The 21st Century, 1st Edition

By Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-wagner, Dennis J Gayle


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Developing countries, including those in the Caribbean, are urgently seeking to identify new moorings in the post?Cold War world, which is characterized by complex new economic and sociopolitical challenges. Caribbean countries must now compete for investment capital and markets while striving for social equity, maintaining representative democracy

Table of Contents

Introduction: Caribbean Public Policy Issues in the 1990s -- Part 1: Global, Hemispheric, and Regional Trends: Impact on Caribbean Public Policy -- Global and Regional Trends: Impact on Caribbean Development -- Hemispheric Trends: Regional Impact of the North American Free Trade Area -- Hemispheric Trends: The Impact of Free Trade on the Dependent Caribbean-The Case of the French Overseas Departments -- Regional Trends: The Role of the "Group of Three" -- Regional Trends: Cuba-Caribbean Community Relations -- Regional Trends: Cooperation and Integration- In Search of Viability -- Part 2: The Caribbean Public Policy Agenda: Challenges in Culture, Education, and Training -- Caribbean Culture: Paradoxes of the 1990s -- Caribbean Culture in the 1990s: Toward a Carefully Conceived Policy -- Caribbean Culture: Ethnic Identity Issues- The Case of Suriname -- Toward a New Caribbean Manager: Caribbean Management Education and Training -- Environmental Education: Training for Coastal Management -- Training for Health: The Management of HIV/AIDS -- Part 3: The Caribbean Public Policy Agenda: Human Development Issues -- Drugs and Crime: Policy Perspectives -- Caribbean Women in Transition to the 21st Century: The Need for Strategies to Develop Their Potential -- Caribbean Labor at Issue: Labor Migrations and ILO Standards -- Caribbean Migrations in the 1990s: Some Policy Implications -- Telecommunications Policy in the Caribbean: From Tele-Colonialism to Sustainable Development? -- Telecommunications Policy: Philosophical Issues, Creative Prescriptions -- Environmental Policy: Changing Patterns of Coastal Eco-Development -- In Conclusion

About the Authors

Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner is professor of political science at the Graduate School and University centre of the City University of New York. Dennis J. Gayle is director of Asian studies and professor of international business environment at Florida International University.

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