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The Urban Caribbean

transition to the new global economy

by

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Published by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Caribbean Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Caribbean Area,
    • Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions,
    • Caribbean Area -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Alejandro Portes, Carlos Dore-Cabral, and Patricia Landolt.
      ContributionsPortes, Alejandro, 1944-, Dore y Cabral, Carlos., Landolt, Patricia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT384.C37 U695 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL996521M
      ISBN 100801855179, 0801855195
      LC Control Number96035184


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This shift caused producers and entrepreneurs to rely more on microenterprises, thus challenging the informal economy Format: Paperback. Based on the author’s first hand field research, this book addresses the twin processes of urbanization and globalization as they affect the contemporary Caribbean region.

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This shift caused producers and entrepreneurs to rely more on microenterprises, thus challenging the informal economy.

Book Description. Based on the author’s first hand field research, this book addresses the twin processes of urbanization and globalization as they affect the contemporary Caribbean region.

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