Returning to the Source: The Final Stage of the Caribbean Migration Circuit

Returning to the Source: The Final Stage of the Caribbean Migration Circuit


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This work provides a detailed analysis of the phenomenon of return migration to the English-speaking Caribbean. Return migration has been studied primarily for the Hispanic Caribbean but little exists for the English-speaking region. The co-edited work brings together the scholarship of ten social scientists, many of them from the Caribbean, whose research is focused on the process. The phenomenon is discussed from several theoretical perspectives and includes indepth studies of Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts and Nevis, Barbados, and St Lucia. It includes renowned scholars in the field such as Elizabeth Thomas-Hope, Margaret Byron and George Gmelch as well as younger scholars such as Frank Abernaty and Godfrey St Bernard.

About Author

Frances Henry is Emerita Professor, Department of Anthropology, York University, Canada. She has written several books and scholarly articles, including Reclaiming African Religions in Trinidad: The Socio Political Legitimation of the Orisha and Spiritual Baptist Faith and Discourses of Domination: Racism in Canadian English Language Press. Dwaine E. Plaza is Associate Professor, Sociology Department, Oregon State University. He has written several scholarly articles and chapters in academic books. He received his PhD in sociology from York University.

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  • ISBN13: 9789766401740
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9789766401740
  • ISBN10: 9766401748

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