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Robinson-Walcott, Kimberly Anne
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Legitimate resistance: A survival story the crisis of Jamaican political ideology and the quest for resolution in some recent Jamaican novels
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8th Annual Conference Crisis, Chaos and Change: Caribbean Development Challenges in the 21st Century
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March 26-28, 2007
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Trinidad and Tobago
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http:; sta.uwi.edu/conferences/salises/papers.asp
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Abstract
In the four-plus decades since Jamaica was granted independence, the country has struggled with different ideologies in an effort to grapple with the socio-political legacies of colonialism in forging a new national path. Ideology was at its height in the explosive seventies, but the costs were dear; with the victory of capitalism over socialism at the end of that decade, the disillusionment of the population with politics and politicians, the failure of structural adjustment, the stresses of globalization and now, the disillusionment with the ideology of the world’s superpower, politicians and academics alike seem to be acknowledging that there are many more questions than answers in terms of resolving the country’s problems. ......
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