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Guyana's Public Policy and Post-Colonial Transformation in Perspective

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ISBN-10: 3838382803

ISBN-13: 9783838382807

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Scott

List price: $102.00
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This book is a must read for students and persons interested in the public policy issues of the anglo-phone Caribbean. The book examines the evolution of public policy in Guyana during the period of so-called 'radical nationalism' (under Burnham) and its aftermath (under Hoyte). The author brings forward both new lines of arguments and new bodies of material. In his consideration of the Burnham era he demonstrated the complicated ways in which "the policy of paramountcy" intertwined with the regime's economic policy of nationalizing the key bauxite and sugar industries. In his consideration of the Hoyte era he presented the first substantive review of the re-orientation towards orthodoxy…    
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Book details

List price: $102.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Dublin-born Michael Scott began writing eighteen years ago, and has published such diverse works as a critically-acclaimed fantasy trilogy entitled Tales of the Bard, the best-selling historical novel, Seasons, the non-fiction An Irish Herbal, the definitive Irish Folk and Fairy Tales series, and a number of highly successful books for children. He writes for all ages, from very young readers (Fungie and the Magical Kingdom) to Teenagers (Judith and the Traveller and Vampyre). Michael was a writer in Residence during Dublin's tenure as European City of Culture in 1991, and has conducted workshops and writing courses in libraries and schools in Ireland and America. He is a Trustee of the…