Author Affiliation, Ana.
Government; Faculty of Social Sciences
Learning to blow the abeng: A critical look at anti-establishment movements of the 1960s and 1970s
Small Axe: A Journal of Criticism
Date of Publication
Divides the anti-establishment movements into the radical left, influenced by Marxism, and the more organic grass-root movements that embraced Rastafarianism or some brand of black nationalism as expressed in the Black Power movement. Also examines the 1960s, which was characterized by the Rastafarian and the Black Power movement, the 1970s and 1980s which featured Marxism and Democratic Socialism, and Edward Seaga's ideas on leadership in Jamaica and the region. Aspects of the politics of the Workers Party of Jamaica (WPJ) 1978-1992, are also examined....