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Status and power in rural Jamaica

Nancy Foner

Status and power in rural Jamaica

a study of educational and political change.

by Nancy Foner

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Published by Teachers College Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica.
    • Subjects:
    • Educational sociology -- Jamaica.,
    • Education, Rural -- Jamaica.,
    • Local government -- Jamaica.,
    • Social status -- Jamaica.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [160]-164.

      SeriesPublications of the Center for Education in Latin America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC206.J27 F66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5286789M
      LC Control Number72005943

      Jodi-Ann Hall, Contributor. THE CONCEPT of rural transformation has been a hot topic in Jamaica for the last 50 years. As early as , the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its publication Rural Development in Jamaica, identified rural transformation as a major issue for the publication proceeded to identify the major issues hindering. In the s, rural, landless unemployed persons moved into the Kingston-Saint Andrew area in search of work. The new urban poor, in contrast to the white and brown-skinned political, merchant, and professional upper classes threw in sharp relief the status of the island as a plural society.

        Urbanization in Jamaica: A Presentation to the Government 1. Compiled and Presented by: Dexter R. Williams 2. Urbanization is defined by the United Nations as movement of people from rural to urban areas with population growth equating to urban migration. () 3.   A similar survey is currently ongoing to update the status of pharmacies in rural America. A conversation with the author of the new book, 'Together' The Therapeutic Power of Making Art.

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