Britain and the United States in the Caribbean: A Comparative Study in Methods of Development

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CONTENTS
EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION page vii
AUTHOR'S PREFACEx
I. INTRODUCTORY1
1. The West Indies as an underdeveloped area1
2. The geography of the islands2
3. The islands during World War II3
4. The Caribbean Commission3
5. The British dependencies4
(a) Jamaica4
(b) The Leeward Islands4
(c) The Windward Islands5
(d) Barbados5
(e) Trinidad and Tobago6
(f) The Regional Problem7
6. The United States dependencies8
(a) Puerto Rico8
(b) The Virgin Islands of the United States9
II. THE CONSTITUTIONAL RELATIONSHIP10
1. General comparison10
2. The metropolitan organization12
3. Officials14
4. Metropolitan representation in the dependencies18
5. Metropolitan controls20
6. Metropolitan legislatures: powers25
7. Metropolitan legislatures: procedures28
8. Metropolitan legislatures: relations with the
dependencies
32
9. Representation of the dependencies in the
metropolitan countries
34
10. Conclusion36
III. THE ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP38
1. Tariffs38
2. Financial assistance from the metropolitan
powers
41
3. Sugar50

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  • Title Page v
  • Editor's Introduction vii
  • Author's Preface x
  • Contents xiv
  • List of Tables xx
  • Chapter I - Introductory 1
  • Chapter II - The Constitutional Relationship 10
  • Chapter III - The Economic Relationship 38
  • Chapter IV - The Structure of Society 65
  • Chapter V - The Central Government 97
  • Chapter VI - The Local Government 134
  • 3. Conclusions 151
  • Chapter VII - Political Life 153
  • Chapter VIII - Economic Life 178
  • Chapter IX - Labour 222
  • Chapter X - Social Life 243
  • Chapter XI - Education 281
  • 7. Conclusions 305
  • Chapter XII - Population Problems 307
  • Chapter XIII - The Possibilities of Federation For The British West Indies 330
  • Chapter XIV - The Alternatives for the American Dependencies 350
  • Chapter XV - General Conclusions 359
  • Abbreviations 362
  • Abbreviated References 363
  • Index 419
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