Taitu Heron

University of the West Indies (Open Campus)

Head, Women and Development Unit

Open Campus Country Site

1 Pine East-West Boulevard

Bridgetown, St Michael 11000

Barbados

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  Recent developments on women's citizenship and activism on abortion and law reform in Jamaica; Performance, ritual and disruption in Jamaica's social justice movements; and, the Princess Narrative, the Caribbean Girl Child and implications for child rights and the role of parenting;  ”

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Globalisation, Neoliberalism and the Exercise of Human Agency

International Journal of Politics, Culture & Society, Vol. 28, Nos. 1-4, pp. 85-101, January 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Jan 2011
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
Downloads 306 (123,992)
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Globalization, Neoliberalism, Human Agency, Developing Countries

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Political Advertising and the Portrayal of Gender, Colour and Class in Jamaica’s General Elections 2007

IGDS Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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Elections, Gender and Leadership, Political Advertising

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Women's Reproductive Health and Rights in Select Caribbean Countries

SES, Vol. 61, No. 3, September 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
Taitu Heron and Shakira Maxwell
University of the West Indies (Open Campus) and The University of the West Indies
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reproductive health, maternal mortality, birth control, English-speaking Caribbean, law reform, women's rights

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Sistren in Parliament: Addressing Abortion and Women's Rights Through Popular Theatre

MaComere, Journal of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars, Vol. 11, pp. 45-60, December 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Taitu Heron, Danielle Toppin and Lana Finikin
University of the West Indies (Open Campus), affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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popular theatre, women's reproductive health & rights, legislative reform

5.

Stepping Out: Peter Tosh and the Dynamics of Afro-Caribbean Existence

Caribbean Quarterly, Volume 58, No. 4 (December 2012)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Taitu Heron and Yanique Hume
University of the West Indies (Open Campus) and The University of the West Indies
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Peter Tosh, Afro-Caribbean existence, social justice, discrimination, spirituality, Caribbean intellectual tradition

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Plantalogical Politics: Battling for Space and the Jamaican Constitution

LIVING AT THE BORDERSLINES: ISSUES IN CARIBBEAN SOVEREIGNTY AND DEVELOPMENT, pp. 424-468, Cynthia Barrow-Giles, Don Marshall, eds., Kingston: Ian Randle Press, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2011
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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Jamaican politics, constitutional history, post-colonialism

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A Lost Opportunity? A Commentary on the Jamaican Experience of Independence

SALISES Working Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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symbolic manipulation, intellectual dependency, Afro-saxonism, development myopia

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A Legislative Review of Restrictive Provisions Governing Women’s Access to Abortion in the Eastern Caribbean

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Aug 2020
Anika Gray and Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies, Mona and University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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Abortion, Eastern Caribbean, Laws

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Prioritising Inclusion in Addressing Barbados’ Development Challenges

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Taitu Heron and Donnya Piggott
University of the West Indies (Open Campus) and Pink Coconuts Inc
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public policy, inclusive development, IMF programmes, Caribbean, Barbados, vulnerable groups; women; youth, LGBTQ people, religious minorities

10.

Political Manipulation and Popular Culture in Jamaica (English version)

Pensamiento Propio No. 6 April 1998.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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popular culture, electoral process, Jamaica

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Manipulación Política y Cultura Popular En Jamaica (Political Manipulation and Popular Culture in Jamaica) (in Spanish)

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2012
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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electoral politics, popular culture, politics and resistance

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Whose Business Is It? Violence Against Women at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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violence against women, campus violence, University response

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They Survive as They Must: Unearthing Narratives of Subordinated Citizenship in Jamaica

Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference in Citizenship Studies “The Meaning of Citizenship”, The Center for the Study of Citizenship, Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan USA, March 21-23, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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Citizenship, Rights, Constitutional Reform

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Just Who Were Those People? Reflections on Gender, African Humanity and Violence

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2018
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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Slavery, Gender, Age, Violence, Jamaica

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With Love and Rage: Notes on the Connections and Tensions Between Academia and Activism in Jamaica

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Apr 2018
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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Legal Reform, Activism, Jamaica, Human Rights, Sexual Offences

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 46
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Manipulación Política Y Cultura Popular En Jamaica (Spanish Version) (Political Manipulation and Popular Culture in Jamaica)

Pensamiento Propio: Revisa Bilingue de Ciencias Sociales del Gran Caribe, 1998
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2017
Taitu Heron
University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
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