The George Beckford Papers

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Canoe Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 468 pages
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This volume presents papers by George Beckford which cover topics ranging from agricultural economics to political economy, to the social economy of man space, to the cultural roots of Caribbean creativity and a vision of one independent, sovereign and self-reliant Caribbean nation.
  

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Contents

List of Figures
xiv
Abbreviations
xvi
PART II
xxii
Towards an Appropriate Paradigm for Caribbean Development
xxxiv
PARTI
1
Agro 21 and the Future
109
The Growth of Major Tropical Export Crop Industries
122
Agricultural Development in Traditional and Peasant
137
Plantations Peasants and Proletariat in the West Indies
260
Emigration and Demographic Change
275
The Social Economy of Bauxite in the Jamaican ManSpace
288
Plantation Capitalism and Black Dispossession
323
The Future of Plantation Society in Comparative Perspective
336
a Postscript the IMF Democratic Socialism
347
Education as an Instrument for Development
359
Sounds and Pressures of Black Survival
368

The Schultz High Payoff Input Model
148
Comparative Rural Systems Development and Under
158
Toward an Appropriate Theoretical Framework for Agricultural
175
The Economics of Agricultural Resource Use and Development 286
186
Possibilities for Change and Transformation 277
217
PART III
233
The Plantation System and the Penetration of International
239
Portrait of the Jamaican Male
382
Cultural Sovereignty and Economic Development
399
the Economic Implications
419
The Struggle for a Relevant Economics
438
Index
456
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