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Public Secrets : Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica.

Author: Henrice Altink
Publisher: Oxford : Liverpool University Press, 2019.
Series: Postcolonialism across the disciplines, 22
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through case studies on, amongst others, the labour market, education, the family and legal system, this book examines the salience and silence of race and colour in Jamaica in the decades preceding and following independence and its impact on individuals and society.
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Altink, Henrice.
Public Secrets : Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica.
Oxford : Liverpool University Press, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henrice Altink
ISBN: 178962407X 9781789624076
OCLC Number: 1120697213
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Illustrations, Figures, Tables, and Maps; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Race at Work; 2. 'Equality of Opportunity for all Children'; 3. Race in Everyday Life; 4. Commitment to Colour-Blindness; 5. The Silence and Salience of Race; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Postcolonialism across the disciplines, 22

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