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Free trade & freedom : neoliberalism, place, and nation in the Caribbean

Author: Karla Slocum
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines farmers' lives on the island of St Lucia amidst the threat of market loss for their primary export product, bananas. This ethnography is of interest to those in the fields of social  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slocum, Karla, 1963-
Free trade & freedom.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607394035
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karla Slocum
ISBN: 0472099353 9780472099351 0472069357 9780472069354
OCLC Number: 63277807
Description: xviii, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Locating the St. Lucian banana industry --
Neoliberalism globally and nationally --
Negotiating neoliberalism --
Global integration and the local/regional valley --
Disciplining local farms for global markets --
Freedom under control in the valley --
The rural nation --
Building upon politics and movements --
Rethinking space, culture, and nation --
Placing the global --
Placing globalization --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Free trade and freedom
Responsibility: Karla Slocum.
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