Cooper, Carolyn J.
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Department of Literatures in English
'Nah vote again': Representations of governance in Jamaican popular culture
Benn, Denis; Hall, Kenneth O.
Governance in the age of globalisation: Caribbean perspectives
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Examines the attitudes towards political participation in Jamaica reflected in popular music which generally conveys a negative view of the political process. The author cautions that failure to listen to the dissonant voices of the youth as they 'cry down' damnation on what they perceive to be an exploitative system, then they may be forever alienated from full participation in the affairs of the state, or worse, conditions will be set up for a group that is bent on destroying the state.....