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Pages: 222
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Male Underachievement in High School Education in Jamaica, Barbados, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Language: en
Pages: 75
Authors: Odette Parry
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Canoe Press (IL)

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Economic Transformation and Job Creation
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Pages: 306
Authors: Kenneth O. Hall & Myrtle Chuck-A-Sang
Categories: Business & Economics
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The question of economic transformation is an immediate and practical one for the English-speaking Caribbean. In the postindependence period, Caribbean governments seemed blissfully unaware that the inability to transform their economies was leading to serious unemployment problems. The statistics are quite stark. Unemployment rates in the Caribbean range from 6%
OCR Sociology for A Level Book 2
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Pages: 264
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Exam Board: OCR Level: A-level Subject: Sociology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2017 Build students' confidence to tackle the key themes of the 2015 OCR A-Level Sociology specification with this clear and accessible approach delivered by a team of leading subject authors. - Develop knowledge and understanding of
Women in Jamaican Music
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Heather Augustyn
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-26 - Publisher: McFarland

As the ubiquitous Jamaican musician Bob Marley once famously sang, "half the story has never been told." This rings particularly true for the little-known women in Jamaican music who comprise significantly less than half of the Caribbean nation's musical landscape. This book covers the female contribution to Jamaican music and