Michael Manley and Jamaican Democracy, 1972–1980: The Word by F. S. J. Ledgister

By F. S. J. Ledgister

This ebook examines the democratic rules of Michael Manley, Jamaican top minister from 1972 to 1980, and back from 1989 to 1992, in the course of his executive within the Seventies. Manley wrote 3 books in the course of or approximately that interval, The Politics of Change, A Voice on the Workplace, and Jamaica: fight within the Periphery. the 1st laid out his coverage principles concerning egalitarian democratic swap and fiscal democracy, and the 3rd reprised these rules and assessed their implementation and the stumbling blocks they confronted through the 8 and a part years Manley served as leading minister. whereas Manley used to be noticeable as a socialist firebrand, an in depth exam of his rules finds a democratic nationalist whose motivation used to be love of nation and a wish to advertise nationwide self-confidence and egalitarianism in the framework of liberal democracy and a reformed capitalism.

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