Author Affiliation, Ana.
George Cumper and the critical tradition: Common themes in post World War II Caribbean thought.
Social and Economic Studies
Date of Publication
162 - 87
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]....