My Political Journey
$50.00

My Political Journey

By Percival James Patterson
US$ 50.00
Book Description

This book outlines the life and political journey of the Rt. Hon. Percival Noel James Patterson, ON, PC, QC, who is a former Jamaican politician and longest serving Prime Minister of the Caribbean territory. Rt. Hon. Patterson served as the sixth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1992 to 2006.

Table of Contents
  • Praise for My Political Journey
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • Part 1: The Early Years
    • CHAPTER 1. YORK VIEW, HANOVER
    • CHAPTER 2. MY EARLY EDUCATION
    • CHAPTER 3. THE MONA MOON AND THE REGIONAL CRADLE
    • CHAPTER 4. THE FEDERAL EXPERIMENT
    • CHAPTER 5. MY LEGAL CAREER
    • CHAPTER 6. ENTERING THE FRAY OF POLITICS
    • CHAPTER 7. THE 1972 ELECTION CAMPAIGN
    • CHAPTER 8. JAMAICA’S EXTERNAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
    • CHAPTER 9. TOURISM: THE NEW FACE
    • CHAPTER 10. A NEW INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORDER
    • CHAPTER 11. FROM CARIFTA TO CARICOM
    • CHAPTER 12. THE CUBAN RELATIONSHIP
    • CHAPTER 13. MY PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY
    • CHAPTER 14. REFLECTIONS ON THE 1970S
    • CHAPTER 15. THE TURNING TIDE
    • CHAPTER 16. THE PEOPLE’S FORUM
    • CHAPTER 17. FORWARD TOGETHER AGAIN
    • CHAPTER 18. I SHALL RETURN
    • CHAPTER 19. AN APPOINTMENT WITH DESTINY
  • Part 1 Plates
  • Part 2: The Prime Ministerial Years
    • CHAPTER 20. TAKING THE REINS
    • CHAPTER 21. THE GOVERNMENT
    • CHAPTER 22. THE NEW PARADIGM
    • CHAPTER 23. FINANCE AND ECONOMY
    • CHAPTER 24. A MODERN PUBLIC SECTOR AND GOVERNANCE
    • CHAPTER 25. THE NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND THE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
    • CHAPTER 26. EDUCATION: THE PLATFORMFOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    • CHAPTER 27. HEALTH: A NATION’S PRIMARY WEALTH
    • CHAPTER 28. LAND, HOUSING AND THE ENVIRONMENT
    • CHAPTER 29. SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: THE POVERTY STRATEGY
    • CHAPTER 30. OUR CARIBBEAN VILLAGE IN THE GLOBAL SPACE
    • CHAPTER 31. THE WIDER CARIBBEAN IN OUR HEMISPHERE
    • CHAPTER 32. THE JAMAICAN DIASPORA
    • CHAPTER 33. THE DECADE OF INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT
    • CHAPTER 34. GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND THE NEW ARCHITECTURAL FRAMEWORK
    • CHAPTER 35. FIGHTING CRIME: A HERCULEAN TASK
    • CHAPTER 36. CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM, JUSTICE AND THE LAW
    • CHAPTER 37. CULTURAL HERITAGE AND SOCIAL RENEWAL
    • CHAPTER 38. PARLIAMENT AND THE SEARCH FOR CONSENSUS
    • CHAPTER 39. FORGING MY PATH
    • CHAPTER 40. THE CURTAIN FALLS
  • Part 2 Plates
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • INDEX OF NAMES
  • INDEX OF SUBJECTS
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