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Caribbean Public Policy
Regional, Cultural, And Socioeconomic Issues For The 21st Century

ISBN 9780813336275
Published October 6, 1998 by Routledge
270 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on public policy issues in Caribbean, evaluating current policy and suggests realistic improvements and alternatives. It also focuses on following themes: economic policy, the regional business environment, regionalism and integration, health care, labor and migration and gender.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Caribbean Public Policy Issues in the 1990s -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- A Policy Vision for the Region -- The Future of CARICOM -- Sustainable Development of Small Island States (U.N.)

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