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Witter, Michael
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Post-colonial development in the Caribbean: Perspectives on culture, gender and economics
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Caribbean Student Association Week
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April 16-17, 2004
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Macalaster College
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http:; www.macalester.edu/csa/news-story6.htm
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Abstract
The islands of the Caribbean , while boasting their distinct characteristics which transcend mere size, have shared, are presently sharing and will probably continue to share similar experiences. Their geographic space endured years of colonial rule with some islands claiming in 2004 only sixteen years of independence. The aftermath of the colonial era is evident as their developing economies contend with what it means to be independent, as well as face the additional challenges brought by globalization. Though each country is developing in its own unique way, they are all moving forward, increasingly entertaining academic discourse in different disciplines. With the theme “ Post-Colonial Development in the Caribbean : Perspectives on Culture, Gender and Economics” , the conference will bring together academics to discuss the post-colonial development of the Caribbean in the fields of economics, gender and anthropological studies. ....
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