The George Beckford Papers

The George Beckford Papers

By George L. Beckford, Kari Levitt
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Economic Planning, Agricultural Development, and Caribbean Regional Integration
    • 1. The West Indian Banana Industry: The Scope for Rationalization and Regional Collaboration
    • 2. Issues in the Windward-Jamaica Banana War
    • 3. Crisis in the West Indian Banana Industry
    • 4. Agricultural Organization and Planning in Cuba
    • 5. A Caribbean View of Cuba
    • 6. Planning in the Caribbean under Capitalism and Socialism
    • 7. British Honduras and Regional Economic Integration
    • 8. Intra-Caribbean Agricultural Trade
    • 9. Land Reform for the Betterment of Caribbean Peoples
    • 10. Agro 21 and the Future
  • Part 2. Towards anAppropriate Paradigm for Caribbean Development
    • 11. The Growth of Major Tropical Export Crop Industries
    • 12. Agricultural Development in 'Traditional' and 'Peasant' Economies: A Review Article
    • 13. The Schultz "High Pay-off Input" Model
    • 14. The Induced Development Model
    • 15. Comparative Rural Systems, Development and Underdevelopment
    • 16. Toward an Appropriate Theoretical Framework for Agricultural Development Planning and Policy
    • 17. The Economics of Agricultural Resource Use and Development
    • 18. Persistent Poverty: Possibilities for Change and Transformation
  • Part 3. Beyond Economics: Issues of Race, Class and Black Dispossession
    • 19. Social Knowledge and Social Change in the Caribbean
    • 20. The Plantation System and the Penetration of International Capitalism
    • 21. Institutional Foundations of Resource Underdevelopment in the Caribbean
    • 22. Plantations, Peasants and Proletariat in the West Indies
    • 23. Emigration and Demographic Change
    • 24. The Social Economy of Bauxite in the Jamaican Man-Space
    • 25. Plantation Capitalism and Black Dispossession
    • 26. The Future of Plantation Society in Comparative Perspective
    • 27. Small Garden, Bitter Weed: A Postscript -- The IMF, Democratic Socialism and Zig-Zag Politics
  • Part 4. Black Affirmation, Cultural Sovereignty and Caribbean Self-reliance
    • 28. Origins, Development and Future of the Jamaican Banana Industry
    • 29. Education as an Instrument for Development
    • 30. Black Man and Society: A Comment on the Black Writer in the New World
    • 31. Sounds and Pressures of Black Survival*
    • 32. Portrait of the Jamaican Male
    • 33. Cultural Sovereignty and Economic Development
    • 34. Sovereignty and Self-reliance: The Economic Implications
  • Epilogue
    • 35 The Struggle for a Relevant Economics
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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