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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...274 Bauxite Sherry Keith and Robert Girling Postwar Jamaica saw a dramatic expansion in bauxite mining in the central hills of the island. Bauxite, the raw material for the production of aluminum, was increas- ingly important as a crucial component of aircraft and automobile manufacture. Successive...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-115
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...424 Unsustainable Development Esther Figueroa Bauxite and tourism have transformed key areas of Jamaica s landscape. Even more noticeable are the myriad large all- inclusive beachfront resorts that spread across the North Coast. The state has promoted these sectors in order to bring in foreign...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-133
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
... socialism, from his friendship with Fidel Castro, and from his position of leadership within the International Bauxite Association (iba). Despite continual denials of U.S. at- tempts to destabilize Manley s leadership, immediately after Kissinger s visit observers in Jamaica noticed an increase in the U.S...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-093
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... was the bauxite levy; the bauxite levy which was the use of the sovereign power of a Third World nation to put multinational corporations under heavy manners. And when I look outside there are those with a motive to put us in our place and teach us a lesson, and tell us who are we to believe that we can tell...
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By Deborah A. Thomas
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
.... interests in the emergent bauxite industry, but it was framed in relation to the broader post World War II U.S. labor ideology of promot- ing antitotalitarianism and anticolonialism (Windmuller 1963). Ultimately, this would lead to the appointment of a labor leader, William C. Doherty, as the first U.S...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-057
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-135
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...; return to, 254 256; slave trade in, 78 83, 124; traditions from, 134 139, 160, 196 198 African Women (music group), 377 agriculture: in Africa, 123; bauxite mining and, 277; crops grown, 66, 141 142; imple- ments used, 141; indentured workers in, 179 180; plantation system, 49 50, 51, 62, 64 67, 349...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-67
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
... in Jamaica, and though he mentioned slums in western Kingston, he also would not yet have seen the massive urbanization and slum creation set into motion by declining agricultural production and the development of the bauxite industry. When Macmillan eventually returned to Jamaica in 1954 for a yearlong post...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-100
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... than Michael had, and the private sector has been more part of the solution than part of the prob- lem in the 1980s compared to the 1970s. But let s not forget that bauxite was booming in the 1970s and it collapsed in the 1980s. But in the arena of results Eddie s economic management has been superior...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-493
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... Review 103 (2009): 36 44. Chinese Jamaica, by Easton Lee, from The Chinese in Jamaica: A Personal Ac- count, in UwI- Mona Special Collections, F1896.C5 L423, 1977. Bauxite, by Sherry Keith and Robert Girling, previously published as Bauxite De- pendency: Roots of Crisis in naCla: Reports...
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By Deborah A. Thomas
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
... Back O Wall, 12, 42 43, 195, 201, 206 Bair, Madeleine, 149 Baker, Lorenzo Dow, 99 Barton, Cecil Juxon, 170 71 Bauxite: trade unions and 76, 80 86, 138, 167, 183 94, 204, 208; U.S. interest in, 141 44, 154, 160 62, 180 82 Beirne, Joseph, 198 99 Benjamin, Jessica, 215 16, 267n9 Benjamin...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-098
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
.... But let s not forget that bauxite was booming in the 1970s and it collapsed in the 1980s. But in the arena of results Eddie s economic management has been superior to Michael s. Yet the polls show that people want Michael to return to power. The J.L.P. is not likely to win more than fifteen or sixteen...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012733-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1273-3
... of heavy industry in the Caribbean. There was extensive foreign investment in min- ing and refining bauxite; in building ports, military bases, and weapons testing ranges; as well as in massive installations for oil drilling and re- fining in many areas.31 The Caribbean region became the world s largest...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-078
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... for the sake of state control. Jamaica was violently divided. The state s approach to the economy reflected its new orthodoxy. The bauxite production levy of 1974 was intended to increase government rev- enues from the mineral at a time of serious economic hardship following the global oil crisis and recession...
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By Deborah A. Thomas
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
... a position at the Institute of Race Relations in London until 1972, when he became a faculty member at University College, London. 29 Bauxite Workers Move to Form Own Union, Daily Gleaner, 8 August 1957, 13; Catspaw...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012733-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1273-3
... the bauxite in the mountain?10 Out of the global experience of modernity/coloniality, which in many ways began here in these island archipelagos, the Caribbean has be- queathed to us powerful reconstruction strategies that can guide us all as we face an uncertain future. Caribbean people have had to survive...
Published: 16 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1273-3
... in one of the worst envi- ronmental catastrophes ever. But there was also slower environmental violence occurring, as the government of Jamaica was striking deals for bauxite mines and refineries to be reopened by the Russian transnational mining company rusa l and floating plans to build a new coal...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-207
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
... and manages, and Grandpa Rusch s old blacksmith anvil still holds pride of place in the back. Twelve years after my grandfather began his brief tenure at Kohler, as U.S.- based unions were beginning to mobilize bauxite workers in Jamaica Th e En d o f th e W o rld as W e Know It | 209 through the National...
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By Mimi Sheller
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012733-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1273-3
..., Mary E., xxiv Batey Sol (former sugar plantation mining camp), 31 32 Bauxite mining, xvii, 10, 11, 12, 147 Beckett, Greg, 159, 168 Beckles, Hilary, 167 68 Being human after Man (Wynter), 145 Benin, West Africa, 102 Benítez-Rojo, Antonio, 152 Beyond Shock: Charting the Landscape of Sexual Violence...
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By Deborah A. Thomas
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
... and Breach. Beckford, George. 1987. The Social Economy of Bauxite in the Jamaican Man- Space. Social and Economic Studies 36(1): 1 55. 27 2 | Re fe re nc es Beckwith, Martha. (1929) 1969. Black Roadways: A Study of Jamaican Folk Life. New York: Negro Universities Press. Benjamin, Jessica. 1988. The Bonds...