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Critical interventions in Caribbean politics and theory

Author: Brian Meeks
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2014.
Series: Caribbean studies series (Jackson, Miss.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These essays by Brian Meeks, a noted public intellectual in the Caribbean, reflect on Caribbean politics, particularly radical politics and ideologies in the postcolonial era. But his essays also explain the peculiarities of the contemporary neo-liberal period while searching for pathways beyond the current plight. In the first chapters, titled 'Theoretical Forays, ' Meeks makes a conscious attempt to engage with  Read more...
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Meeks, Brian.
Critical interventions in Caribbean politics and theory.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2014
(DLC) 2014040072
Named Person: Brian Meeks; Brian Meeks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Meeks
ISBN: 9781628461213 1628461217 9781496825650 1496825659
OCLC Number: 878837771
Description: xi, 254 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: Dreaming to Change the World --
Part One. Theoretical Forays --
The Frontline : Valentino, Pablo Moses, and Caribbean Organic Philosophy in the Seventies --
Reasoning with Caliban : A Critical Reading of Paget Henry's Caliban's Reason : Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy --
Arguments within What's Left of the Left : James, Watson, and the Question of Method --
Michael Manley : Crossing the Contours of Charisma --
Part Two. Caribbean Questions --
Saving the Soul of the University --
Black Power Forty Years On --
Lloyd Best, "The People," and the Road Not Taken in 1970 --
Cuba from Due South --
Grenada, Once Again : Revisiting the 1983 Crisis and Collapse of the Grenada Revolution --
Part Three. Jamaican Journeys --
Reinventing the Jamaican Political System --
Imagining the Future : Rethinking the Political in Jamaica --
Caribbean Radical Traditions and the Turn in the Jamaican Moment --
The Dudus Events in Jamaica and the Future of Caribbean Politics --
Jamaica on the Cusp of Fifty : Whither Nationalism and Sovereignty?
Series Title: Caribbean studies series (Jackson, Miss.)
Responsibility: Brian Meeks.
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