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Ideology and Change

The Transformation of the Caribbean Left

Perry Mars

African American Studies, African Diaspora, By WSU Faculty, Labor Studies, Political Science

African American Life Series

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Paperback
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814327692
Pages: 248 Size: 6x9
Illustrations: 3
eBOOK
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814338513

Ideology and Change provides the first comprehensive record and analysis of the experience of leftist political movements, organizations, and trends in the English-speaking Caribbean.

Perry Mars views the Left as a dynamic force that has made indelible contributions toward advancing democracy since the 1940s, and he here examines the contributions of leftist organizations at both theoretical and practical levels. He identifies their role in Caribbean political culture and processes, the problems they face, and the strategies they employ toward political change within a hazardous political and social environment.

Perry Mars, a former professor in the Institute of Development Studies, University of Guyana, now teaches in the department of Africana Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.