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Migration and development in the West Indies.

Edwin Pierce Reubens

Migration and development in the West Indies.

by Edwin Pierce Reubens

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Published by Institute of Social and Economic Research, University College of the West Indies in [Mona] Jamaica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British,
  • West Indies, British.
    • Subjects:
    • Migration, Internal -- West Indies, British.,
    • Labor supply -- West Indies, British.,
    • West Indies, British -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Series[Mona] Jamaica. University College of the West Indies. Institute of Social and Economic Research. Studies in federal economics,, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB2017.B78 R4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 84 p.
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5929250M
      LC Control Number64054133
      OCLC/WorldCa12058294

      Phases of Migration in the Caribbean First phase ( – ) Characterized primarily by intra-regional or intra-territorial migration. Second phase () Mainly intra-regional movement of persons from British West Indies to Spanish Colonies. Third phase () Caribbean migrants (mainly from Barbados and Trinidad) moving to. The West Indies have a tropical maritime maximum temperatures over most of the region range from the mids F (upper 20s C) from December to April to the upper 80s F (low 30s C) from May to November. Nighttime temperatures are about 10 °F (6 °C) cooler. Most islands experience a wet and a dry season; annual rainfall totals range from 30 to 80 inches .

      Abstract. The development of the asylum system in the British West Indies coincided with the aftermath of the abolition of slavery, a period of intense social transformation and diversified internal and external labour : Letizia Gramaglia. At a time when issues surrounding migration and its role in development have taken on primary importance to the survival of developing nations, the Ramphal Commission on Migration & Development, an arm of the Ramphal Centre, and the University of the West Indies (UWI) have come together to host a convention at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge and Conference Centre at .

      Rhoda Reddock is emerita professor of Gender, Social Change and Development at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, The University of . Migration, land use and forest change in St. Lucia, West Indies Article in Land Use Policy February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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This magisterial survey of the historical geography of the West Indies is at bottom concerned with the causes and consequences of three complex and inter-related phenomena: the rapid and total removal of a large aboriginal population; the development of plantation agriculture and the arrival of enforced labour, in the form of many thousands of African slaves; and the environmental.

Refer to this calendar for important academic dates eg. start of exams, registration and graduation dates, etc. Download PDF. The development of the British West Indies, by Pitman, Frank Wesley. Publication date Topics West Indies -- History Publisher New Haven, Yale Univ. Press Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 Addeddate Bookplateleaf Pages: Originally published inthis classic considers out-migration from the Caribbean in a unique and sophisticated analytical manner. Its comparative approach, involving three islands (Jamaica, Barbados, and St. Vincent) and the range of micro-environments within those islands, is based on data from extensive surveys and in-depth interviews.

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1, JulyRodney, Walter. History of the Guyanese Working People, Natalie Dietrich Jones is Research Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona. Her research interests include geographies of the border, managed migration, and intra-regional migration within the CARICOM context.

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