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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Figueroa, Mark.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
George Cumper and the critical tradition: Common themes in post World War II Caribbean thought.
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Journal Title
Social and Economic Studies
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2008
Volume ID
57
Issue ID
2
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Language
162 - 87
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http:; web.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?hid=8&sid=66579f05-a985-4ac4-a029-e6243932412f%40sessionmgr4&vid=6
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Abstract
The article takes as its starting point, the work of one author – George Cumper, who helped to establish the study of economics in Jamaica and the English speaking Caribbean. He was seen by many as one of the more conservative economists. To get to the point of the article, his work is therefore compared with the most radical trends in Caribbean thought which have been placed together under the common label: “The Critical Tradition”. [The article] demonstrates convincingly that there was far more in common between Cumper and the Critical Tradition than there were differences. [Author]....
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