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Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples
David Killingray

trusteeship; indirect rule needed to be extended; African education expanded with the use of vernacular languages; economic investment and development were vital; and there needed to be a colour-blind empire with Africans promoted to positions of authority and trust. For the West Indies, the LCP urged federation, self-government, a university, and insisted that generations of economic neglect be drastically reversed by

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Geographical dynamics and convergence spaces
Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

views the cultural and economic specificity of particular places as being deployed as part of a broader articulation of resistance to the space of flows, that is capital investments and developments increasingly detached through the use of information technologies, from the social constraints of cultural identities and local societies. However, place-based struggles can be both offensive and defensive with regard to the emergent spaces of globalisation. For example, the Zapatista peasant insurgency in Chiapas, Mexico, has been exemplary in the scaling up of its

in Global justice networks
Re-imagining Manchester through a new politics of environment
Hannah Knox

upcoming grants for funds.4 One of the sources of funding that was established during the course of my fieldwork was an organisation called the ‘Low Carbon Hub’. It was understood among members of the environmental strategy team whom I spoke to, that city leaders had been able to negotiate central government money to establish Greater Manchester as a centre for low carbon investment and development. The Low Carbon Hub was one part of a broader agreement called the City Deal which had been brokered by Leese and Bernstein to ensure central government support for Manchester

in Realising the city
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The new politics of loungification
Damian O’Doherty

’. This is one of a number of different quasi-public institutions in Manchester that form part of what is known amongst some students of city politics as ‘the Manchester family’, which also includes agencies such as MIDAS (Manchester’s Inward Investment and Development Agency) and New Economy (Headlam 2014). Charged with responsibility for the promotion of the city on a national and international stage, the publications and activities of Marketing Manchester prove instructive. Their highly stylised publications and promotional material are full of the language of

in Realising the city
Open Access (free)
Sabine Clarke

reinvented as an industrial raw material. Notes 1 M. Harrison, Jamaica, the Caribbean and the World Sugar Industry (New York: New York University Press, 2001); R. Kiely, The Politics of Labour and Development in Trinidad (Kingston: The University of the West Indies Press, 1996), pp. 5–6; B. datt Tewarie and R. Hosein, Trade Investment and Development in the Contemporary Caribbean (Kingston: Ian Randle, 2007); A. Payne and P. Sutton, Charting Caribbean Development (London: Macmillan Caribbean, 2001

in Science at the end of empire
The limits of the EU’s external dimension of migration in Africa
Tine Van Criekinge

, investment and development links between origin and destination countries. Indeed, involving the diaspora in development processes is yet another item of high importance on the African migration agenda. Thirdly, African countries have also demanded more assistance in tackling ‘root causes’ which act as the main ‘push factors’ for migration, 264 Policies and partnerships such as poverty, unemployment, political and economic instabilities, overpopulation and environmental degradation. To this extent, assistance in the creation of increased employment opportunities and

in The European Union in Africa
John M. MacKenzie

investment in imperial development had its origins in 1929, but it was only from 1945 that it became truly significant in both British and French efforts to regenerate their empires. As with the Tanganyika groundnut scheme, the policy was promoted with considerable optimism. Empire could at last be justified on the grounds of enlightened official notions of welfare, investment and development. The

in British culture and the end of empire
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Accidental neomercantilism, questionable Solidarity?
Thomas Prosser

-term investment and development programme for Europe. (DGB, 2012) Voluntaristic nonsense. (IG Metall leader Bertold Huber on the 14 November 2012 European Day of Action and Solidarity) Germany is the archetypal core Eurozone country. After the launch of the euro, wage moderation helped guarantee competitive advantage for the country within EMU. A number of authorities have associated this outcome with the efficacy of German sectoral bargaining (Hancké, 2013 ; Hassel, 2014 ; Johnston

in European labour movements in crisis
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Mary Chamberlain

feel that in the West Indian context this is merely an excuse for Britain to be rid of them. 24 Quite who the ‘responsible elements’ were is open to question. Investment and development aid was, however, a key issue for the Federation given the historic levels of under-development and the economic vulnerability of the West Indies. Although Barbados was

in Empire and nation-building in the Caribbean
The morphogenesis of an African regional capital
Liora Bigon

attest to the fact that the French did not lose their architectural genius, but restrained its geographical expressions. 44 In addition, the Great Depression and the Second World War slowed down urban investment and development in the French colonies of sub-Saharan Africa. However, the idea of unity with France, which had been manifested in the French Union, was realised in 1946, and consequently

in French colonial Dakar