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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Chevannes, Barry
Author Affiliation, Ana.
UWI Centre for Environment and Development
Title, Analytic
Those two Jamaicans: The problem of social integration
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Author, Monographic
Hall, Kenneth O.; Benn, Denis
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Title, Monographic
Contending with destiny: The Caribbean in the 21st century
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2000
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Page(s)
179-84
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Abstract
Analyses the problem of social integration in the context of his conception of two Jamaicas separated by wealth, class and culture. Rejects the validity of M.G. Smith's concept of cultual pluralism as well as the Marxist praxis, as satisfactory explanations for this. Advances the concept of code-switching to explain how the two Jamaicas have not only coexisted but have together formed an apparent status quo which gives the appearance of social integration through a common value system.....
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