Essays about: "Caribbean"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the word Caribbean.

  1. 1. Tied-Up Heads versus Marble Skin : Agatha Christie’s Portrayal of Middle Eastern and African Colonised

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Rebekka Weiss; [2017]
    Keywords : agatha christie; post-colonialism; murder in mesopotamia; a caribbean mystery; the man in the brown suit; appointment with death; colonised;

    Abstract : Agatha Christie set a number of her popular novels in British colonies in the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean. While there is a lot of research about the portrayal of the colonised in the Middle East, there is only little to be found on those of Africa and the Caribbean. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Denial of Motherhood in Beloved and Crossing the River : A Postcolonial Literary Study of How the Institution of Slavery Has Restricted Motherhood for Centuries

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Sofia Wike; [2017]
    Keywords : Toni Morrison; Beloved; Caryl Phillips; Crossing the River; slavery; postcolonialism; colonialism; motherhood; African diaspora; racism.;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to explore motherhood in two postcolonial literary works by African American author Toni Morrison and British author Caryl Phillips, who was born in the Caribbean. The essay is based on Morrison’s award winning novel Beloved, which was published in 1987 and was inspired by the escaping African American slave Margareth Garner. READ MORE

  3. 3. REMITTANCES AND CORRUPTION IN MIGRANTS’ COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN Corruption Experience of Remittance Recipients in Latin America and the Caribbean

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hang Nguyen Vu; [2016-09-16]
    Keywords : monetary remittance; social remittance; migration; petty corruption; sending countries; bribe payment; bribe solicitation; multilevel model; particularistic culture; political networks; social networks;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore whether and how (monetary) remittance affectspetty corruption in migrants’ countries of origin. Specifically, it investigates whetherremittance recipients are more likely to pay bribes than non-recipients. Two argumentsare put forward. READ MORE

  4. 4. Voodoo Child

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Arvidsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Haiti; Dominican Republic; Poverty Trap; Economic Growth; Bad Governance; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In this paper I examine the reasons on why some poor countries seem to achieve economic growth, while some others do not. Can we decide which country that will succeed beforehand, or is it simply a matter of policy? I take my starting point in the economist Jeffrey D. READ MORE

  5. 5. Homeward-bound? : The Struggle to Find the Homeland in Jean Rhys´s Wide Sargasso Sea

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Julia Romée Jannert; [2016]
    Keywords : Jean Rhys; Postcolonialism; Diaspora; displacement; nature; homeland; Colonialism;

    Abstract : This essay is focused on the search for a true homeland in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea from a Postcolonial point of view. The main protagonist, Antoinette Cosway, struggles with her mixed heritage which is both Caribbean and European. As a result, she suffers from a split identity and searches for a place of belonging. READ MORE