Demeaned but Empowered: The Social Power of the Urban Poor in Jamaica
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Demeaned but Empowered: The Social Power of the Urban Poor in Jamaica

By Obika Gray
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Rethinking Power: Political Clientelism and Political Subordination in Jamaica
  • 2. A Fateful Alliance
  • 3. Fulcrums of Power in the Ghetto
  • 4. Exilic Space, Moral Culture and Social Identity in the Ghetto
  • 5. Badness-Honour and the Invigorated Authority of the Urban Poor
  • 6. A Fettered Freedom: Warfare and Solidarity in the Ghetto
  • 7. Crime, Politics and Moral Culture
  • 8. The Struggle for Benefits
  • 9. Uncaptured Rebels
  • 10. Criminal Self-Organization and Cultural Extremism
  • 11. The Cultural Contradictions of Power
  • Epilogue: The Ordeal of Social Reconstruction in Jamaica
  • Notes
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
    • Chapter 9
    • Chapter 10
    • Epilogue
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
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