Essays about: "Jamaica."

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  1. 1. Between a Rock and a Strange Place: Fear of Crime and the Well-being of Deported Migrants in Jamaica

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Sanjay Thompson; [2019]
    Keywords : deportation; fear of crime; recidivism; substance use; victimisation; well-being;

    Abstract : Deported migrants in Jamaica face a plethora of integration and rehabilitation issues that have been exacerbated by the society’s negative perception of the population. Though previous research has highlighted the counterproductive implications of the negative attitudes (Headley, 2006), it is still evident in the Jamaican society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Jamaican Creole and Social Media: Acceptance in a postcolonial era?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Yahneake Stering; [2019]
    Keywords : Jamaica; Creole; social media; languages; postcolonialism; cultural hybridity; creolization; Jamaican Creole.;

    Abstract : As indicated by scholars dedicated to the Caribbean postcolonial realm, at the level of Celia Britton, in the postcolonial era, language continues to be a battleground for former colonial societies. As Britton argues, the colonial language has emphasized otherness within these societies and has become an avenue of social promotion for an elite group of the colonized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Labor Force Participation Rate and Economic Growth

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Rustam Salimov; [2019]
    Keywords : Labor Force Participation Rate; Economic Growth; Solow Model; Female Labor Force Participation Rate;

    Abstract : This thesis analysed the effect of female labor force participation rate (FLFPR) on economicgrowth and included changes in male labor force participation rate (MLFPR) to help improve thepower of the model. Here, three robust regressions were used on the sample of 16 Latin Countries(Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala,Honduras, Venezuela, RB, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, El Salvador) for theperiod of 1995-2015 in order to identify the effect of each key variable when tested separately andwhen tested together. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coping with climate change : Social ecological resilience to climate change for smallholding farms in Portland, Jamaica. Analysing the implementation of the pineapple variety MD2.

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Åsa Berglund; [2019]
    Keywords : Buffering capability; Social-ecological resilience; Climate change; Crop adaptation;

    Abstract : In Portland Jamaica, smallholding farmers are facing major challenges in terms of economic uncertainty and climate change. This study is analyzing a project which aims at increasing farmers ability to adapt to climate change. The objective of the project is to introduce the pineapple variety MD2 for smallholder farmers in Portland Jamaica. READ MORE

  5. 5. S(mothering) the subject formation in Jamaica Kincaid ́s Annie John : Female subject formation in postcolonial Caribbean fiction

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Elin Blomgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Postcolonial feminism; fiction; caribbean fiction;

    Abstract : This essay investigates Jamaica Kincaid´s the book Annie John (1985) and its protagonist Annie John´s search for a coherent self-and/or a de-colonized identity through a subject transformation. Using postcolonial feminism, including theorists such as Homi K. READ MORE