Pathways to action : social policy in the Caribbean / edited by Aldrie Henry-Lee.

  • Kingston ; Miami : Ian Randle Publishers, [2016]
  • ©2016
1 online resource (xxxvi, 277 pages) : illustrations


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"In Pathways to Action, the contributors, all experts in their fields, examine the contemporary social challenges in the Caribbean in the areas of demographic transition, early childhood development, health, poverty, labour policies and ageing, and put forward recommendations for sustainable social development. The shifting paradigms over the past 50 years since political independence are reviewed and examined in an international, regional and local context to showcase the development of social policy in the Caribbean in general and Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago in particular. The emerging recommendations, proposed to enhance the human development of the Caribbean citizenry, are valuable not only to researchers and policy analysts, but are also of practical importance to those engaged in social institutions, both large and small, whether they be commercial entities, NGOs, governance forums or political bodies. " --back cover.
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  • Demographic transition and implications for social policy in the Anglophone Caribbean : the cases of Bahamas, Barbados, Belize and Jamaica / Godfrey St Bernard
  • The development of social policy in Barbados / Alana Griffith and Letnie Rock
  • Social development in an oil and gas economy / Innette Cambridge
  • Poverty and social protection policies in Jamaica, 1962-2012 / Pauline Knight
  • Still short of a length : Jamaican labour legislation and policy since independence / Orville W. Taylor
  • Public-Private pathways and Jamaica's quest for sustainable health financing, 1962-2013 / Stanley Lalta.
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