Christopher Charles

University of the West Indies

Lecturer

Kingston

Kingston 7

Mona, Mona Kingston 7

Jamaica

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Skin Bleaching in Jamaica: Self-Esteem, Racial Self-Esteem, and Black Identity Transactions

Caribbean Journal of Psychology, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Identity Transactions, Skin Bleaching, Self-esteem, Racial Self-esteem

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Hegemonic Masculinity and Mass Murderers in the United States

Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 8(2), 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Deniese Kennedy-Kollar and Christopher Charles
Molloy College and University of the West Indies
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Mass Murderers, Hegemonic Masculinity, United States, Stressors

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Business Ethics in Jamaica and the Problem of Extortion by Counter Societies

Ethical Perspectives for Caribbean Business, Noel M. Cowell, Archibald Campbell, Gavin Chen and Stanford Moore, eds., Arawak Publications, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Business Ethics, Dons, Extortion, Garrisons, Counter Societies

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Editorial: Skin Bleaching and Global White Supremacy

Journal of Pan African Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4, June 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles and Yaba Blay
University of the West Indies and Lafayette College
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White Supremacy, Skin Bleaching, Power Structure, Oppression, Skin Whitening, Skin Toning, Africans

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Skin Bleaching and the Self-Hate Polemic

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Feb 2017
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Skin Bleaching and the Cultural Meanings of Race and Skin Color

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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skin bleaching, skin toning, skin lightening, skin whitening, Jamaica, dancehall, race, skin color, racism, colorism, culture, social representations, blackness

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Skin Bleaching, Oppression and Black Resistance

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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skin bleaching, skin whitening, self-hate, self-esteem, meaning making, internalized oppression, African American Identity, Jamaica

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Skin Bleaching and the Deconstruction of Blackness

IDEAZ, 2003 2(1)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Skin Bleaching, Blackness, Self-hate, Back Identity, Jamaica

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Studying the Personality of Political Leaders in the Caribbean from a Distance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Caribbean, Political Leaders, Personality, From a Distance Measures

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Garrison Communities as Counter Societies: The Case of the 1998 Zeeks' Riot in Jamaica

IDEAZ, 2002 1(1)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Garrison Communities, Counter Societies, Jamaica, Zeeks, Riot, Dons, Violence

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The Derogatory Representations of the Skin Bleaching Products Sold in Harlem

Journal of Pan African Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4, June 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Harlem, African Americans, derogatory representations, skin bleaching, colorism

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Skin Bleaching, Self-Hate and Black Identity in Jamaica

Journal of Black Studies 2003; 33; 711
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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skin bleaching; self-hate; miseducation; identity; survival

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Political Identity and Criminal Violence in Jamaica: The Garrison Community of August Town and the 2002 Election

Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Political Violence,Identity, Criminal Gangs, Garrison Communities, Jamaica

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The Process of Becoming Black: Leonard Howell and the Revelation of Rastafari

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Leonard Howell, First Rasta, Black Identity Development, Nigrescence

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Skin Bleaching

Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology, Springer, December 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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racism, colorism, miseducation, self-hate, complex personhood, skin bleaching

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Saggy Pants and Exposed Underwear: The Politics of Fashion, Identity Transactions and the Navigation of Homophobia

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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saggy pants, exposed underwear, fashion, identity transactions, power

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Racial Socialization, Black Identity Transactions, Beauty and Skin Bleaching

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Nigrescence, Black identity transactions, skin bleaching, theoretical inetgration

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Skin Bleaching: The Complexion of Identity Beauty, and Fashion

The Meaning of Dress, June 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Skin Bleaching, Colorism, Fashion, Identity, Beauty, Dress

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Representations of Homosexuality in Jamaica

Social and Economic Studies 60: 1 (2011)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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The Anti-Informer and Anti-Snitch Discourses in Dancehall and Rap Songs

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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The Reintegration of Criminal Deportees in Society

Dialect Anthropology, October 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Violence, Musical Identity, and the Celebrity of the Spanglers Crew in Jamaica

Wadabagei, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Celebrity, Spanglers Gang, Musical Identity, Jamaica, Violence

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Skin Bleaching and the Prestige Complexion of Sexual Attraction

Sexuality & Culture, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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24.

The Informal Justice System in Garrison Constituencies

Social and Economic Studies 61: 2 (2012): 51-72
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles and Orvllle Beckford
University of the West Indies and Independent
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25.

Body Image Disturbance and Skin Bleaching

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jun 2016
Christopher Charles and Shua-Kym McLean
University of the West Indies and Swarthmore College
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26.

Perspectives on Caribbean Football: Front Matter

Hansib Publications London, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Feb 2015
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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football, Caribbean, gender and football, community development and football, psychiatry and football, Brazil 2014, football philosophy, Andrew Watson, 1998 Reggae Boys

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The Leader Filtration Process and the Low Impact Jamaican Prime Ministers

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Oct 2014
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Leaddership; Jamaican Prime Ministers; Leader Filtration Theory; Westminster; Leader Political Socialization; Political Leader Performance; Elites; Leader Filtration Process

28.

Newspaper Reports of Police and Military Murder-Suicide Incidents

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
Christopher Charles and Gleasia Reid
University of the West Indies and University of the West Indies (Mona), Department of Government, Students
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Cases of Murder-Suicide Among Jamaican Immigrants in the United States

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
Christopher Charles and Shua-Kym McLean
University of the West Indies and Swarthmore College
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Skin Bleachers’ Representations of Skin Color in Jamaica

Journal of Black Studies 2009; 40; 153
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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representations; skin bleaching; skin color; Jamaica

31.

Strengthening Counterterrorism from the Information of a Successful Terrorist Attack and Failed Missions in the United States

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Apr 2015
Christopher Charles and Marie-Helen Maras
University of the West Indies and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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terrorism, learning cycles, community institutions, financial institutions, security institutions, United States, Counterterrorism

32.

The Entrepreneurial Experiences of a Jamaican Posse in the South Bronx

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles and Basil Wilson
University of the West Indies and Monroe College
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Jamaican Posses, Illegal Narcotics Market, Criminal Entrepeneurs, Bronx NY

33.

Psychopathy and the Shooters of Garrison Communities

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Oct 2016
Christopher Charles and Gleasia Reid
University of the West Indies and University of the West Indies (Mona), Department of Government, Students
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The Representations of Race in the Decennial Censuses of the United States from 1790-2010

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Election Forecasting in the Caribbean: Reflections from Jamaica 2015-2020

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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The Psychology of Music and Electioneering in the 2002 Jamaican Election

Social and Economic Studies 55:1 & 2 (2(106): 133-166
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Newspaper Representations of Portia Simpson-Miller's Abstention in Parliament and Westminster Politics in Jamaica

IDEAZ, Vol. 8, 2009-2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Representations, Westminster, Jamaica, Collective Responsibility, Newspaper

38.

A Method for Election Forecasting

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Christopher Charles, Gleasia Reid and Neena Albarus
University of the West Indies, University of the West Indies (Mona), Department of Government, Students and University of the West Indies (Mona)
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An Analysis of the Type and Content of TV Ads in the 2002 Jamaican General Election

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Jamaica, 2002 General Elections, Television Ads, Election Campaign

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Representations of Extortion in Jamaican Newspapers

Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Public Safety, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Extortion, Jamaica, Representations, Newspapers, Criminal Gangs

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The Role of the Economy, Security and Party Leader Acceptance in Forecasting the 2020 General Election in Jamaica

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Mar 2021
Christopher Charles, Dalkeith Dempster and Trevaun Welcome
University of the West Indies, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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macroeconomy, security, party leader acceptance, election outcomes, Caribbean

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Counter Society as a Heuristic to Analyze Violence: The 2006 Hezbollah-Israel War

Terrorism and Global Insecurity: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, Klint Alexander, eds., Linton Atlantic Books, Ltd., 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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Hezbollah, Israel, 2006 War, Lebanon, Counter Societies, Middle East

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Newspaper Representation of the Debates in the 2007 Jamaican General Election Campaign

Bulletin of Latin American Research, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies
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debate, electoral campaign, Jamaica, newspapers, politics, representations

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Forecasting the 2016 General Election in Jamaica

Posted: 16 May 2016 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Christopher Charles and Gleasia Reid
University of the West Indies and University of the West Indies (Mona), Department of Government, Students

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prediction, forecasting, election forecasting, CHAMPSKNOW

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Lessons for Counterterrorism

Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 18 May 2015
Christopher Charles and Marie-Helen Maras
University of the West Indies and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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Terrorism and Counterterrorism, failed and successful terrorist plots,organizational learning cycles, community institutions, financial institutions, security institutions, Lessons for Counterterrorism, United States

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Liberating Skin Bleachers: From Mental Pathology to Complex Personhood

JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, Issue 14 (2009)
Posted: 27 Dec 2013
Christopher Charles
University of the West Indies

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self-hate, bleaching, Jamaica, complex personhood