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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Chevannes, Barry; Ricketts, Heather
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Sociology and Social Work; Faculty of Social Sciences
Title, Analytic
Return migration and small business development in Jamaica
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Pressar, Patricia
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Caribbean Circuits : New directions in the study of Caribbean migration
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Place of Publication
New York
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Centre for Migration Studies
Date of Publication
1997
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161-195
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Abstract
Examines the role of overseas return migration and remittances on the development of the small-scale business sector in two areas of Jamaica: the city of Kingston and the tourism zone on the northern coast. Survey carried out on a small sample of return migrants and remittance recipients in two sectors of the economy. Although the negative effects of remittances have been carefully documented, this study depicts a mixed and differentiable situation, within one country.....
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