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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Lewis, Patsy
Author Affiliation, Ana.
SALIES
Article Title
'Not seizing the time: The consultative process in the OECS political union initiative'
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Journal Title
Pensamiento Propio
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
8
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Page(s)
55-74
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Abstract
Looks at the attempt to forge a political union between 1986 and 1992 among the member states of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.Focuses on the attempts to elicit public support for the union. Suggests that the contentious relationships between opposition parties and governments, the centrality of inter-personal relations in small societies, and the form of union being proposed as well as perceived threats to sovereignty and fear of economic marginilization contributed to the failure of the initiative.....
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