Colonial Capital Theory at Work: The Case of Jamaica by O. Alexander Miller

By O. Alexander Miller

Colonial Capital thought at paintings: The Case of Jamaica contributes to our knowing of the rising Caribbean and explains how a few have deliberately used “sociological imagination,” or the hyperlinks among heritage and biography, to accomplish prosperity. O. Alexander Miller examines how strength immigrants from the Caribbean hire sociological mind's eye and, by way of so doing, in achieving sustained intergenerational monetary prosperity even whereas dwelling in quite terrible domestic societies. The ebook makes a speciality of Jamaicans simply because they're one of many greatest teams of black Caribbean immigrants within the usa and England. in addition, their domestic society illustrates how good sociological mind's eye works in the event you hire it, even in a post-colonial society the place there are ancient disparities among the socially authorized pursuits of society and the structural capacity for attaining these pursuits.

Colonial Capital conception at Work is written not just for students in sociology, migration reports and Caribbean reports, but in addition for contributors of immigrant groups, in particular of African ancestry.

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