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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1984)

Document title

The internal dynamics of shanty towns in Jamaica

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

EYRE L. A. ;

Abstract

The article presents a "contemporary profile" of the socio-economic characteristics of 20 Jamaican shanty towns in Montego Bay, Spanish Town, and rural St. Andrew, utilizing data from surveys conducted between 1978 and 1982. The processes of development and the internal dynamics of these settlements over a 20 year period are discussed. Includes glossary of Jamaican terms related to shanty town life. (MPM).

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Caribbean Geography Kingston

Editor :

Millesime : 1984, vol. 1, no4 [pp. 256-271]

Bibliographic references : 21 réf.

Language

Anglais

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