Labour and the Multiracial Project in the Caribbean (Caribbean Studies)

by Abraham Sara

Publisher: Lexington Books

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Labor And The State,
  • Race And Ethnic Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • History / Caribbean & West Indies,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Guyana,
  • Politics and government,
  • Race relations
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10657997M
ISBN 10073911686X
ISBN 109780739116869

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Labour and The Multiracial Project in the Caribbean covers major twentieth-century political developments in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana. It pays particular attention to social movements, class formation, and new emancipatory ideas on liberation from.

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Labour And The Multiracial Project In The Caribbean full free pdf books. Introduction: Types of Multiracialism 2. Plantations, Widespread Labour Rebellions and Popular Multiracialism 3. Nationalist Multiracial Unity, its Breakup, and the Rise of Party System 4.

"It was Going So Good": Solidaristic Multiracial Unity in the 60s, 70s, 80s. the Caribbean Project, a research effort undertaken in the formerly British Caribbean and organized at the University of the West Indies from to The research team included women and.

labour law in the Caribbean. This book documents, in an impressive way, the determination of legislation in this region to ensure respect for the principles of freedom of association and collective bargaining and to create functioning systems for dealing with industrial conflicts.

The book also reveals. In the Old World, free movement of labour was at most an annoyance to the ruling class. On the sugar plantations of the Caribbean, it posed an existential threat. In Saint-Domingue on the eve of the revolution, 90 per cent of the population were slaves, and as Laurent Dubois points out in Avengers of the New World (), they had every reason.

of labour administration and industrial relations in the Caribbean region. It also highlights inter-related elements of labour administration which have nexus with industrial relations such as the central role of the State, and the scope of labour inspection as it obtains to improving working conditions.

Rhoda Reddock, Elma Francois: The NWCSA and the Workers’ Struggle for Change in the Caribbean in the s (London: New Beacon Books, ). In Dominica, Prime Minister Eugenia Charles attacked Bishop’s PRG and stood by Ronald Reagan’s side as the invasion of Labour and the Multiracial Project in the Caribbean book was announced; in Antigua there was a concerted use of state power to.

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Initially the book will embark on a comparative analysis of employment and labour law in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados, as a reference point for distinguishing the laws of other Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions. The book will continue to examine how the law operates within the legal systems of the Caribbean, taking into account the.

Initially the book will embark on a comparative analysis of employment and labour law in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados, as a reference point for distinguishing the laws of other Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions. The book will continue to examine how the law operates within the legal systems of the Caribbean, taking into account the Reviews: “The history of the Caribbean is the history of the exploitation of labour” - with reference to slavery and the Encomienda labour system” In the above statement “the history of the Caribbean is the history of the exploitation of labour,” it simply states that the Caribbean’s history is basically the history of its exploitation of labour.

A review of slavery and the Encomienda labour systems as the history of exploitation of labour of the Caribbean. Both labour systems had their similarities of being ill-treated, while their differences dealt with keeping their customs.

The Encomienda was the labour system which the native peoples were ruled by the Spanish Empire. Indentured labourers were brought into the Caribbean to provide a work force that would replace the African slaves.

These labourers were Chinese, Africans again, Whites, Portuguese, Syrians, Lebanese and East Indians, in chronological order. This impacted on Caribbean society demographically, economically and culturally. The Caribbean Sugar mill with vertical rollers, French West Indies, [Charles de Rochefort, Histoire naturelle et morale des iles Antilles de l’Amérique (Rotterdam, ), p.

] Rural settlement and houses, Cuba, [Harper's New Monthly Magazine (Jan. ), vol. 6, p. ]The Caribbean is a region of islands and coastal territory in the Americas that is roughly defined by. The history of the Caribbean is the history of exploitation of labor discuss with reference to two of the following labor systems 1.

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Women and Development Studies Project. Seminar: Editors: Patricia Mohammed, Catherine Shepherd: Publisher. "This retrospective on past Caribbean labour struggles provides the beginnings of a region-wide comparative perspective. Extending initial insights from the Anglophone to the Hispanic Caribbean, and from the momentous upheavals of the s to the present, the essays examine the pivotal role which labour has played, and continues to play, in shaping not only the political culture of the region.

Nigel Bolland, On the March: Labour Rebellionis in the British Caribbean, (Kingston: Ian Randle, ). Derek Walcott, “What the Twilight Says,” in Dream on Monkey Mountain and Other Plays (London: Jonathan Cape, ). References. Knight, Franklin W. The Caribbean: Genesis of a Fragmented Nationalism.

2nd ed. New York. Caribbean Studies. David Answer 6A Caribbean Studies Mrs. Anderson "The history of the Caribbean is the history of exploitation of labour."Discuss with reference to Encomienda, Slavery and Indentureship. According to the Oxford Dictionary, exploitation is defined as being the action or condition of treating someone or a group of people unfairly in order to benefit from their work, also, labour.

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Caribbean Studies is all about the physical, political and socio-economic challenges facing the many small states that make up the region. Personal identity is the way we portray or project ourselves to the outside world and oftentimes to ourselves when we look in the mirror.

The multiracial and multicultural nature of society led to. ‘ Trinidad and Tobago disturbances, Report of the commission’, National Archives of England (hereafter, PRO), CO //2; ‘Summary of principal events in the Trinidad strike, 2 July ’, PRO, CO //13; Bolland, O.

Nigel, The Politics of Labour in the British Caribbean: the social origins of authoritarianism and. The enslaved people were given their freedom – or ‘emancipated’ – in the British Caribbean in the s.

A system called ‘Apprenticeship’ was put in place from to across most of the Caribbean; this was intended to provide a transition to freedom for the former enslaved people and the planters who relied on their labour. Mixed and multiracial in Trinidad and Honduras: Rethinking mixed-race identities in Latin America and the Caribbean February Ethnic and Racial Studies 33(2) Synopsis This new edition to the series will provide an up-to-date textbook covering a wide-range of employment and labour law issues which affect the Commonwealth lly the book will embark on a comparative analysis of employment and labour law in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados, as a reference point for distinguishing the laws of other Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions.

In North America, studies have found that the multiracial population is continuing to grow. In many countries of Latin America, mestizos make up the majority of the population.

In the Caribbean, multiracial people officially make up the majority of the population in the. This comprehensive text provides authoritative coverage of a wide-range of employment and labour law issues affecting the Commonwealth Caribbean.

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