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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Figueroa, Mark; Sives, Amanda
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Department of Economics
Title, Analytic
Garrison politics and criminality in Jamaica: Does the 1997 election represent a turning point?
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Harriott, Anthony
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Understanding crime in Jamaica: New challenges for public policy
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Kingston, Jamaica
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University of the West Indies Press
Date of Publication
2003
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63-88
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Abstract
Examines the difficulty of undertaking detailed research in the area of garrison politics and criminality by concentrating on the electoral manifestations of the garrisons. Discusses the relationship between the garrisons and crime, identifies the use of electoral data and then focuses on the 1997 election results. Finally, it assesses the factors that make the 1997 election qualitatively different from its predecessors and conclude on the garrisons, elections and crime.....
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