Caribbean political economy at the crossroads : NAFTA and regional developmentalism /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Marshall, Don D.
Format: Book
Imprint: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Series:International political economy series.
Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST)
Table of Contents:
  • List of Tables
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Beyond the Paradigmatic Interregnum in Development Theory: Rethinking Ascent in the International System
  • State-Centric Views of Ascent: Key Modernization Arguments
  • Conclusions: Theorizing Ascent in the World System
  • Notes
  • 2. The State and the Caribbean Development Experience
  • British Colonization of the Caribbean (1623-1945)
  • US Hegemony and the Caribbean: Transition and Transformation
  • Conclusions
  • Notes
  • 3. Global Restructuring and World System Continuity
  • Globalization Reconsidered
  • Globalization as Epoch
  • Twenty-First Century Capitalism and Upward Mobility
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • 4. The Crisis of the National Option in the Caribbean
  • Key Economic Sectors
  • The State and Domestic Capital
  • Conclusion: the Caribbean and Twenty-First Century Capitalism
  • Notes
  • 5. NAFTA/FTAA and the New Articulation in the Americas: 'Re-Colonization' or Structural Opportunity?
  • NAFTA/FTAA: Caribbean Responses and Perceptions
  • The Re-colonization Thesis: a Critique
  • NAFTA and the Onset of Strategic Positioning
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • 6. Reconstituting State Power at the Regional Level: The Road to Achieving Ascent in the Next Century
  • Part I. The Politics of Regional Development
  • Part II. Caribbean Offshore Services--Origins, Prospects and Challenges
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index