Fergus, Howard A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
School of Continuing Studies
Towards a cultural sector of economic development in the Eastern Caribbean
Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies
Date of Publication
Argues for a cultural-economic sector in the development profile of the Eastern Caribbean. Defines culture broadly to blur the boundaries between economic, aesthetic, and environmental endowments. States that given the economic problems, the search for alternative development strategies should include traffic in cultural products. Concludes, however, that commodification can degrade the saleability and sustainability of cultural products.....