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Higglers in Kingston

Winnifred R. Brown-Glaude

Higglers in Kingston

women"s informal work in Jamaica

by Winnifred R. Brown-Glaude

  • 202 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Vanderbilt University Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social status,
  • Informal sector (Economics),
  • Street vendors,
  • Small business,
  • Women merchants,
  • Women"s studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWinnifred Brown-Glaude
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5459.J25 B76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 225 p. :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25008235M
    ISBN 10082651765X
    ISBN 109780826517654
    LC Control Number2010042223
    OCLC/WorldCa668990518

    Description. The Story of the Jamaican People is the first general history of Jamaica to be written in almost 40 years. It differs significantly from earlier “imperial” histories which have been written from the perspective of the coloniser and which have relegated Jamaicans to an inferior and passive role. The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has assisted higglers in Annotto Bay, St. Mary, through its Buy-Back Programme, at a cost of $, This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, during a recent virtual town hall meeting.

      Higglers both buy and sell off the books. Their goods are brought in as personal property--incurring a far lower duty than commercial imports--and . Higglers in Kingston Women's Informal Work in Jamaica Author(s): Winnifred Brown-Glaude Edition: Trade Paperback. Navigating a Caribbean economy, hidden in plain sight List Price: $ Buy Now > Hidden Nature Wild Southern Caves Author(s): Michael Ray Taylor Edition: Trade Paperback.

      With Kingston now enjoying a certain celebrity, having been named a Creative City of Music by UNESCO in , it’s useful to reflect on how those of us who live in the city experience it. As poet Derek Walcott observed in his Nobel Lecture some years ago: “A culture is made by its cities.”.   Describing “pardners” in Kingston, Jamaica, Katzin ( ) says that “[t]he number of throwers can be of any size, but usually is between ten and twenty”, although the higglers’ partner in Black River, and Besson's examples from Trelawny demonstrate that the numbers can be much higher (Besson ).


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Higglers in Kingston weaves together contemporary ethnography, economic history, and sociology of race to address a broad audience of readers on a crucial economic and cultural center.

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The warm reception of the book among students and the study’s complex and layered analysis of women’s informal labors makes Higglers in Kingston a must-read for scholars, students, policymakers, and private citizens in Jamaica—and anywhere women labor.

Juda Bennett is a professor of English at The College of New Jersey and the author of Toni Morrison and the Queer Pleasure of Ghosts and The Passing red Brown-Glaude is an associate professor of African American studies and sociology at The College of New Jersey and the author of Higglers in Kingston: Women’s Informal Work in Jamaica.

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Vendors; town higglers who rent several stalls and specialize in one item, such as tomatoes. Country people are found principally in country markets, but many come to Kingston if they live within a radius of.

Download Interview Transcript. Biography: Jackson, Rashleigh Edond. Born in New Amsterdam, British Guiana. Joined the civil service in Received scholarship to study in the United Kingdom, Educated at the University of London and University of Leicester.

Teacher at Queen’s College Secondary School, Guyana, Joined Ministry of External Affairs (later renamed [ ]. Glaude, author of the book “Higglers in Kingston: Women’s Informal Work in Jamaica,” began the lecture by introducing a scene of conflict in Jamaica.

The country is divided into two sections economically — the formal, regulated and taxed citizens of Jamaica and the.

Her most recent book is Higglers in Kingston: Women’s Informal Work in Jamaica. Her other publications include several articles and an edited collection, Doing Diversity in Higher Education: Faculty Leaders Share Challenges and Strategies.

She is currently working on her third book, Neoliberalism in a Small Place: The Case of Jamaica. The City of Kingston Excerpted from the book, Tour Jamaica, by Margaret Morris: Very much the Island's capital, the city of Kingston dominates Jamaica politically, commercially and culturally.

Its estimatedinhabitants represent almost a third of the entire population. Higglers, selling anything from fruits and cigarettes to. Juda Bennett is a professor of English at The College of New Jersey and the author of Toni Morrison and the Queer Pleasure of Ghosts and The Passing Figure.

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