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What Type of Socialism?: Marxists and Social Democrats Vie for Leadership

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Cuban Revolution had a significant influence on the whole Caribbean. It introduced Marxist ideas and organizational strategies into an area largely shaped by European-styled social democratic ... More


The Wages of Blackness: Rastafari and the Politics of Pan-Africanism ­after Flag Independence

Monique A. Bedasse

in Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.003.0004
Subject:
History, African History

When Rastafarians began to petition the Tanzanian government for the “right of entry” in 1976, they benefitted from a history of linkages between Jamaica and Tanzania, facilitated largely by the ... More


Michael Manley: Crossing the Contours of Charisma (2001)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the notion of charismatic leadership, coined by Max Weber, which refers to a leader who is respected by his followers beyond the normal limits. According to Weber, charisma is ... More


Transformation in Jamaica, Grenada, and Haiti

Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits

in Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653600
eISBN:
9781469653624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653600.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the last decades of the twentieth century, the Caribbean saw multiple and dramatic political efforts to transform state and society. New governments sought to embrace popular classes as equal ... More


Negotiating Jamaican Masculinities

Maurice Hall

in Global Masculinities and Manhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036514
eISBN:
9780252093555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036514.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter presents an analysis of Jamaican masculinity. It begins by asserting that both gender and culture are largely intersecting discourses, and that the only way to make sense of Jamaican ... More


Conclusion: Black Power Forty Years On—An Introspection

Brian Meeks

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter offers personal reflections on the forty years since the upsurge of Black Power in the Caribbean. Four nodal points of the period are examined from the perspective of an analysis of ... More


The Dudus Events in Jamaica and the Future of Caribbean Politics (2011)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses how the Jamaican cultural hegemony is further sealed by the growth of an increasingly integrated Caribbean diaspora, resulting with several phases in Jamaican politics. The ... More


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