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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Prendergast, Patrick
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Modernity, Empowerment and Grassroots Communication in the English-Speaking Caribbean
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Journal Title
Caribbean Quarterly
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Date of Publication
2012
Volume ID
58
Issue ID
2/3
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Abstract
The article discusses the role that communication technologies play in the English-speaking countries of the Caribbean region, including in community and economic development, mobilising human potential, empowerment and in facilitating communication of grassroots movements. An overview of the role that Caribbean community media, including community radio, plays in promoting agricultural practices, advocating for rural sustainable development and broadcasting informational content on health, education and HIV/AIDS, is provided.....
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