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A Revolution aborted : the lessons of Grenada

Author: Jorge Heine
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1990.
Series: Pitt Latin American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Both the 1979 uprising in Grenada and the 1983 US invasion of the island have had a major impact on international affairs. This volume addresses specific features of the Grenada experience and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Revolution aborted.
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)319861404
Online version:
Revolution aborted.
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)663144377
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Heine
ISBN: 0822936399 9780822936398 0822954338 9780822954330
OCLC Number: 20631371
Description: x, 351 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : A revolution aborted / Jorge Heine --
Part I. The domestic record --
People's power in theory and practice / Tony Thorndike --
Socialism and cultural transformation in Grenada / Paget Henry --
Macroeconomic growth under the People's Revolutionary Government : an assessment / Wallace Joefield-Napier --
Part II. International affairs --
The foreign policy of the People's Revolutionary Government / Anthony Payne --
Socialism via foreign aid : the PRG's economic policies with the Soviet bloc / Frederic L. Pryor --
The United States and the Grenada revolution : who pushed first and why? / Robert Pastor --
Part III. Crisis and aftermath --
The hero and the Apparatchik : charismatic leadership, political management, and crisis in revolutionary Grenada / Jorge Heine --
Small states, eastern Caribbean security, and the Grenada intervention / Vaughan Lewis --
The restoration of electoral politics in Grenada / Selwyn Ryan --
Part IV. A comparative assessment --
Whither Caribbean socialism? Grenada, Jamaica, and Guyana in perspective / Carl Stone --
Democracy and socialism : reflections on the Grenada experience / Laurence Whitehead --
Size, pluralisim and the Westminster model of democracy : implicatons for the eastern Caribbean / Arend Lijphart.
Series Title: Pitt Latin American series.
Responsibility: Jorge Heine, editor.

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This volume takes the NJM experience seriously on its own terms and assesses its lessons for those who favor radical social and economic change in the Caribbean islands. " Foreign Affairs""

 
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