1st Edition

In The Shadows Of The Sun
Caribbean Development Alternatives And U.s. Policy

ISBN 9780367153670
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
266 Pages

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Book Description

Most people in the Caribbean are poor, and the economies of their countries, shaped by colonizing powers, remain highly dependent on international markets, Caribbean nations that have tried to follow a more autonomous course have found themselves at odds with the United States, which sees the region as part of its own sphere of influence. Washingto

Table of Contents

The Setting -- The Economic Crisis -- Impact of the Crisis on Poor Women and Their Households -- Structural Adjustment and the Quest for Participation -- The Historical Legacy: U.S.-Caribbean Relations -- The Caribbean Basin Initiative -- Beyond Structural Adjustment: Alternative Development Strategies -- Out of the Shadow: Alternative U.S. Policies Toward the Caribbean

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Helen I. Safa is professor of anthropology and Latin American studies at the University of Florida.