White Squall on the Land: Narratives of Resilient Caribbean People

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HopeRoad, Jul 4, 2013 - Medical - 94 pages
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;White Squall on the Land does not flinch from the uncomfortable truths, yet the author's deep commitment to the people she interviews transforms the book into a story of resilience and hope.' Leo Zeilig White Squall on the Land: Narratives of Resilient Caribbean People represents the synthesis of thinking about Caribbean Migration, and mental health. The book links the experience of the home community in the Caribbean to the experience of those who have continued the Caribbean migration process to England. The ongoing struggle against "white squall", a colloquial name for the hunger and deprivation that has plagued the people of the Caribbean for centuries.

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Being thrown into the deep
Case Studies of Hope from Servol
Surviving the Conundrum of Migration

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About the author (2013)

Hilary Robertson-Hickling was born in Montego Bay Jamaica into a transnational family which has lived in Africa, the Caribbean, the Americas, and Europe. She has worked in mental health, education and management in the Caribbean, and its Diaspora in England and in New Zealand. She has published articles in journals, books and in the newspaper internationally. Hilary has studied at the University of the West Indies Mona, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Birmingham. Since 2000 she has been a Lecturer in the Mona School of Business and Management. She lives in Kingston Jamaica and is married to Frederick Hickling Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry with whom she has collaborated on research. 

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