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Philip Nanton

) and a population of 109,462 (United Nations (UN) estimate for 2015) have much to say to the wider world beyond offering anti-colonial rhetoric, couched in a smattering of Marxist analysis and mixed with gratitude for occasional national or international handouts during natural disasters? A second tendency of my work arises from an encounter with colonial and postcolonial conditions, both in the

in Frontiers of the Caribbean
Catherine Baker

suddenly ascribed ex-Yugoslavs the same status as Africans (i.e. objects of pity and mistrusted visa nationals) on to the figure of the African peacekeeper. In April 1995, negotiating a post-war UN peacekeeping mandate, the Croatian government was forced to deny reports it had insisted on no African or Asian states participating (O'Shea 2005 : 145). Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Malaysia had been among the larger United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) contributors in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and UNPROFOR's first commander (a public figure) was an Indian

in Race and the Yugoslav region
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Philip Nanton

-to-low ranking in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report for their efforts at inclusive public provision. By 2000, a handful had achieved high ranking (i.e. among the top thirty countries internationally), with Barbados and the Bahamas notably leading the ‘medium’ range of countries. Welfare ideologies promoting the legitimacy of the State are, however, over-shadowed by shifting

in Frontiers of the Caribbean
Catherine Baker

joint Nehru–Tito statement in December 1954. This stated both countries had ‘emerged as independent nations, through powerful movements of national liberation’, with strong ‘similarities of historic background and social and economic conditions’ (Mišković 2009 : 186). Yugoslavia's role in NAM implied its closest geopolitical counterparts were outside Europe but facing shared challenges of modernisation after liberation from imperial rule. Indeed, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – where Yugoslavia was heavily involved – assigned Yugoslavia to

in Race and the Yugoslav region