1st Edition

Small Country Development And International Labor Flows Experiences In The Caribbean

By Anthony Maingot Copyright 1992

    This book examines policies that nations of emigration and immigration can use to maximize the flow of resources from the emigrants to the home country. It explores interaction of factors such as migration, trade and foreign investment on local and economic development in Mexico and the Caribbean.

    Series Preface -- Introduction -- Policy Recommendations for Improving the Utilization of Emigrant Resources in Eastern Caribbean Nations -- Tourism and Other Services in the Anglophone Caribbean -- Agriculture and Employment Generation in the Anglophone Caribbean -- A Reinterpretation of Labor Services of the Commonwealth Caribbean -- Dominican Agriculture and the Effect of International Migration -- Economic Policy, Free Zones and Export Assembly Manufacturing in the Dominican Republic -- Foreign Trade and Employment Generation: The Bilateral and Multilateral Experiences and Potentials -- Natural Resource-Based Export Initiatives in Central America and the Caribbean -- The Cultural Roots of Haitian Underdevelopment -- International Aid and Migration: A Policy Dialogue on Haiti


    Anthony P. Maingot received a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Florida, Gainesville. He was a member of the faculty of Yale University and the University of the West Indies, Trinidad. He is currently professor of sociology at Florida International University and editor of the literary magazine Hemisphere. Dr. Maingot has published widely on sociology, migration and Caribbean issues.