Caribbean Studies for CAPE® Examinations 2nd Edition
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Caribbean Studies for CAPE® Examinations 2nd Edition

By Jeniffer Mohammed
US$ 29.35
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Book Description

This updated and revised second edition offers full coverage of the latest CAPE Caribbean Studies syllabus and provides students with the opportunity to study issues relevant to the distinctive physical, political and socioeconomic challenges facing the Caribbean.
Throughout the text, students are encouraged to explore their own roles and responsibilities within their community and develop an appreciation for Caribbean society and culture, both past and present.
Key features:
• Each chapter introduces the topic and expected learning outcomes
• Useful summaries are given throughout the text highlighting key points
• Boxed material gives case study detail for different Caribbean countries to provoke thought and discussion
• Activities, definitions and examples encourage analysis and understanding
• Structured response questions, essay-style questions and practice test questions aid exam preparation
• A research component at the end of each chapter provides guidance on how to complete a study based on the themes covered
• Module 3 offers detailed information guiding students through the research itself, from identifying a problem to presenting, analysing and discussing findings
• Multiple Choice questions with answer keys are included for Modules 1 & 2

Dr. Jeniffer Mohammed is an experienced educator and author and is currently Head of the School of Education at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Her expertise lies in the sociology of education, the sociology of health, the teaching of social studies and qualitative research.
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Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Module 1 Caribbean Society and Culture
    • Chapter 1 Locating The Caribbean
      • 1.1 Geography, geology and the Caribbean region
      • 1.2 The historical Caribbean and its cultural legacy
      • 1.3 The political Caribbean: the ‘many Caribbeans’
      • 1.4 Caribbean diaspora and identity
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 2 The Historical Process
      • 2.1 Developing our notions of history
      • 2.2 Migrations
      • 2.3 The development of systems of production
      • 2.4 Resistance
      • 2.5 Movements towards independence
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 3 Characteristics of Society and Culture
      • 3.1 Definitions
      • 3.2 Caribbean ‘society’ and ‘culture’ in the Caribbean and the diaspora
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 4 Identity and Social Formation
      • 4.1 Cultural diversity
      • 4.2 Social stratification
      • 4.3 Hybridisation and creolisation
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 5 The Impact of Geographical Phenomena
      • 5.1 Earthquakes, volcanoes and hurricanes
      • 5.2 The environment
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 6 The Impact of Societal Institutions on Caribbean People
      • 6.1 Societal institutions
      • 6.2 The family
      • 6.3 Education
      • 6.4 The social institution of religion
      • 6.5 The justice system
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 7 Caribbean Arts and Popular Culture in the Region and its Diaspora
      • 7.1 Caribbean art forms
      • 7.2 Human and cultural development via the arts
      • 7.3 Contributions made by individuals
      • 7.4 Art forms in the diaspora
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 8 Caribbean–Global Interactions
      • 8.1 Caribbean influences on extra-regional countries
      • 8.2 The influence of extra-regional societies on the Caribbean
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
  • Module 2 Issues in Caribbean Development
    • Chapter 9 Concepts And Indicators Of Development
      • 9.1 Concepts of development
      • 9.2 Development indicators
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 10 Factors which Promote or Hinder Development
      • 10.1 Gender inequality
      • 10.2 Political ideologies and popular movements
      • 10.3 Distribution of wealth and resources
      • 10.4 Entrepreneurs and productivity
      • 10.5 Use of technology
      • 10.6 Natural and human-made disasters
      • 10.7 Global economic conditions
      • 10.8 Quality and relevance of education
      • 10.9 Tourism
      • 10.10 Government policies
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 11 Globalisation and Development
      • 11.1 Defining globalisation
      • 11.2 Facilitators of globalisation and development
      • 11.3 Impact and response to globalisation
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 12 The Integration Movement
      • 12.1 Regional integration
      • 12.2 Achievements and challenges of regional organisations
      • 12.3 Regionalism and globalisation
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 13 Contributions of Sport
      • 13.1 Sports, leisure and recreation
      • 13.2 Sport and development
      • 13.3 Sport for health, fitness and discipline
      • 13.4 Educational opportunities
      • 13.5 Sport and Caribbean identity
      • 13.6 Sports tourism
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 14 Caribbean Intellectual Traditions
      • 14.1 Ideology
      • 14.2 Afro-Caribbean thought
      • 14.3 Economic perspectives
      • 14.4 Caribbean feminist perspectives
      • 14.5 Indo-Caribbean thought
      • 14.6 Indigenous perspectives
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 15 Roles and Functions of the Mass Media
      • 15.1 Media of communication
      • 15.2 The mass media and development
      • 15.3 Construction of national, regional and diasporic identity
      • 15.4 Cultural experience and exchange
      • 15.5 The promotion and defence of the rights of citizens
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 16 Social Justice
      • 16.1 Conceptions of social justice
      • 16.2 Discrimination and prejudice
      • 16.3 Ageism
      • 16.4 Gender discrimination
      • 16.5 Race, ethnicity, class and creed
      • 16.6 Sexual orientation
      • 16.7 Police brutality
      • 16.8 How social injustice affects development
      • Wrap up
      • Research Topics
      • Practice tests
  • Module 3 Investigating Issues in the Caribbean
    • Chapter 17 Research: Nature, Purpose And Objectives
      • 17.1 What is research?
      • 17.2 Social science research
      • 17.3 Why conduct research?
      • 17.4 Conceptions of research
      • 17.5 Beginning a research project
      • 17.6 Research objectives
      • Wrap up
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 18 Data Sources and Methods of Collection
      • 18.1 Sources of information
      • 18.2 Writing a literature review
      • 18.3 Data collection
      • 18.4 Methods of enquiry
      • 18.5 Instruments of data collection
      • Wrap up
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 19 Analysing and Presenting the Data
      • 19.1 Presenting the data
      • 19.2 Analysing the data
      • 19.3 Conclusions and recommendations
      • 19.4 References
      • 19.5 Some examples of research studies
      • Wrap up
      • Practice tests
    • Chapter 20 Principles of Ethical Conduct
      • 20.1 Commitment to ethical research
      • 20.2 Consent
      • 20.3 Privacy and confidentiality
      • 20.4 Integrity and transparency of the research process
      • 20.5 Plagiarism
      • Wrap Up
      • Practice tests
  • Multiple Choice Questions
    • Module 1
    • Module 2
    • Answer Keys
  • Index
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