The Quest for Security in the Caribbean: Problems and Promises in Subordinate States: Problems and Promises in Subordinate States

1st Edition

Ivelaw L. Griffith

Published October 31, 1993
Reference - 332 Pages
ISBN 9781563245091 - CAT# Y184168

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This comprehensive work on security in the English-speaking Caribbean, offers a wealth of information about the history, politics, economics and geography of the entire region. The author examines security problems in the region as a geopolitical unit, not on a selective case-study basis, as is usually done. He assesses Caribbean security within a theoretical framework where four factors are critical: perceptions of the political elites; capabilities of the states; the geopolitics of the area; and the ideological orientations of the parties in power. Political and economic issues are judged to be as relevant to security as military factors. The author identifies safeguards which countries in the region may take in the coming decade.


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