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. 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

  3. 3. Deadly designs : the impact of road design on road crash patterns along Jamaica’s North Coast Highway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lisa-Gaye Greene; [2017]
    Keywords : geographical information systems; GIS; geography; hot spot analysis; road design features; zero-inflated negative binomial; ZINB; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Jamaica has struggled to curb the number of road crash fatalities, having had on average 25 fatalities per month between 2010 and 2014, while many more persons have been injured. The causes of crashes are multidimensional, however this study focused on understanding one aspect of reducing crashes - safe road design. READ MORE

  4. 4. ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING AND POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE HOW AND WHY JAMAICA KINCAID’S A SMALL PLACE CAN BE USED IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM IN SWEDEN

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Mona Safar Tahmas; [2016-02-05]
    Keywords : Postcolonial literature; Language teaching; Critical pedagogy; Sociocultural theory;

    Abstract : This essay deals with why and how postcolonial literature, such as JamaicaKincaid’s A Small Place, could be incorporated in English Language Teaching at the uppersecondary level in Sweden. The curriculum and syllabus for English are used to support theargument that postcolonial literature is a valuable and necessary part of the languageclassroom because it provides a perspective that is seldom represented in the Western Canon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Affect in A Small Place: Jamaica Kincaid Reverses the Colonial Gaze

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Habtu Diana; [2015]
    Keywords : Affect; postcolonial theory; gaze; Jamaica Kincaid; Antigua; anger; shame;

    Abstract : This essay uses Sara Ahmed's theory of affect to analyze Jamaica Kincaid´s A Small Place. I argue that Jamaica Kincaid uses anger to create a position for Western reader and to evoke emotions such as shame. Theorist Sara Ahmed argues that emotions have political dimension. READ MORE