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In The Shadows Of The Sun

Caribbean Development Alternatives And U.s. Policy, 1st Edition

By Carmen Diana Deere


246 pages

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Paperback: 9780367153670
pub: 2020-04-03
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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

About the Author

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

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