Richard S. Hillman
Publisher: Praeger (May 20, 1992)
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This learn in comparative politics offers a comparability and distinction within the political improvement of 2 nations with divergent historic influences--the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. even though positioned in shut geographical proximity to one another and to the U.S., Jamaica and the Dominican Republic are island countries commonly thought of individually within the fields of Latin American and Commonwealth Caribbean politics. The jointly unique remedy of Caribbean international locations with Hispanic traditions and people with British traditions is usual within the literature and should be attributed to elevated specialization, false impression, and inattention to special commonalities among the cultures. This paintings pulls jointly the typical subject matters and styles, constructing a unmarried framework for reading styles in colonial legacies, the gaining of independence, formation of political associations, the emergence of political management, and the construction and implementation of rules within the states. The historical past and modern advancements of either the Dominican Republic and Jamaica are taken care of in the context of this framework.This paintings can be of curiosity to students in Caribbean reports, Latin American reports, comparative and overseas politics, and sociologists focusing on comparative cultures.