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Empirical Insights: Something about What We Know

  • Winniey E Maduro
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Abstract

This chapter journeys through the short history of formal education in the lives of Commonwealth Caribbean people in the Caribbean and Britain. This essentially positions Caribbeans as a social-ethnic group that has been studied extensively since WWII. The chapter ends with a suggestion that the key settings in which Caribbeans are socialised and in which they develop and deploy psychosocial resources will be appreciated more fully in Part II.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Winniey E Maduro
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  1. 1.ManchesterUK

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