Autor: Dr. Oliver Gliech

I. Demografie

1. Überblicksdarstellungen

Briggs, Jill: “As fool-proof as possible”: Overpopulation, Colonial Demography, and the Jamaica Birth Control League, in: The Global South, Bd. 4, Nr. 2, Special Issue: The Caribbean and Globalization (2010), S. 157-77

Population projections, Jamaica: 1980 - 2015, Statistical Inst. of Jamaica, Kingston, 1986

Vor 1989:

Cumper, G. E.: Population Movements in Jamaica, 1830-1950, in: Social and Economic Studies, Bd. 5, Nr. 3 (1956), S. 261-280

The English -speaking Caribbean, United Nations Fund for population activities, 45 S., UNFPA, New York, 1978 (Population profiles, 10)

Eyre, Lawrence Alan: Geographic aspects of population dynamics in Jamaica, 172 S., Florida Atlantic Univ. Pr., Boca Raton, 1972

H., J.  [Houdaille, Jean ?!]: La population de la Jamaïque, in: Population(French Edition), Bd. 27, Nr. 1 (1972), S. 125-127

Harewood, Jack: Caribbean demography workbook, 247p., Institute of Social and Economic Research, St. Augustine, 1976

Roberts, George W.: The population of Jamaica, 356 S., The Conservation Foundation at the Univ. Pr., Cambridge, 1957

Lobdell, Richard A.: Economic structure and demographic performance in Jamaica, 1891 - 1935, 259 S., Garland, New York, 1987

Proudfoot, Malcolm J.: Population movements in the Caribbean, 187 S., Negro Universities Press, Westport, CT, 1970

Walsh, B. Thomas: Economic development and population control: a 50-year projection for Jamaica, 134 S., Praeger, New York, 1971

1.1. Zensus


Census of Jamaica and its dependences, taken on the 4th January, 1943: ordered by His Excellency the Governor to be printed, 10 S., Government Printing Office, Kingston, 1944, Nr. 4


West Indies population census 1960, Jamaica Tabulation Centre, 102 S., Bulletin Nr. 24 (Jamaica): provisional, Department of Statistics, Kingston, 1962


1970 population census


Population census 2001: Jamaica preliminary report, 87 S., Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, 2002

Population census 2001, mehrere, Kingston:Statistical Institute of Jamaica, 2004

1.2. Statistiken

 UN World Population Prospects + "Jamaica"

1.3. Periodika / Schriftenreihen

Ministry of Planning, Economic & Social Restructuring and Gender Affairs: Continuous sample survey of population publication, Kingston, Jamaica

Population and vital statistics report, Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain, 1948 - 1961, 1963, 1965 - 1971, 1973 - 1980, 1982, 1984 - 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993 - 1999, 2000, 2004

2. Sachthemen

2.1. Altersstruktur

Population census 2001. Bd. 2: Age and sex, xxxiii, 530 S., Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, 2004

2.2. Demografische Transition

Yeboah, David Achanfuo: The Caribbean's silent demographic transition, in: Populi: the UNFPA magazine, Bd. 28, Nr. 2 (2001), S. 13-15

2.3. Familien / Familienstruktur

Blake, Judith; Stycos, M.; Davis, K.: Family Structure in Jamaica. The Social Context of Reproduction, 262 S., The Free Press of Glencoe, New York, [1961]

Schlesinger, Benjamin: Family Patterns in Jamaica: Review and Commentary, in: Journal of Marriage and Family, Bd. 30, Nr. 1 (1968), S. 136-48

2.3.1. Statistiken

Population Census 2001, Bd. 8: Marital and union status, 32 S., Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, 2004

2.4. Fruchtbarkeit

Stycos, Mayone J.; Back, Kurt W.: The Control of Human Fertility in Jamaica, 377 S., Ithaca, Cornell Univ. Pr., New York, 1964

2.5. Lebenserwartung

Riley, James C.: Poverty and life expectancy: the Jamaica paradox, 235 S., Univ. Press, Cambridge, Cambridge, 2005

2.6. Ökonomisch aktive Bevölkerung

Continuous sample every survey of population: labour force report 2008, 185 S., Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Planning, Economic & Social Restructuring and Gender Affairs, Port of Spain, 2010

Population census 2001, Bd. 9: economic activity, 48 S., Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, 2004

II. Migration

1. Überblicksdarstellungen

Adamis, Nassau A.: Internal migration in Jamaica: an economic analysis, in: Social and economic studies, Kingston, Bd. 18, Nr. 2 (1969), S. 137-151

Cooper, Dereck W.: Migration from Jamaica in the 1970s: Political Protest or Economic Pull?, in: International Migration Review, Bd. 19, Nr. 4 (1985), S. 728-745

Ebanks, G. Edward: Differential Internal Migration in Jamaica, 1943-1960, in: Social and Economic Studies, Bd. 17, Nr. 2 (1968), S. 197-214

Roberts, G. W., Mills, D. O.: Study of external migration affecting Jamaica, 1953-55, in: Social and Economic Studies, Bd. 7, Nr. 2 (1958), S. 1-126

2. Laufende Forschungsprojekte

2.1. Casséus, Clara Rachel Eybalin (Doctorante, Université de Poitiers)

 Projet de thèse: Les migrants comme acteurs transnationaux du développement: analyse comparative des Haïtiens en France et des Jamaïcains au Royaume-Uni

3. Einwanderung nach Herkunftsländern

3.1. China

Bohr, Aaron Chang: Identity in transition: Chinese community associations in Jamaica, in: Caribbean Quarterly, Bd. 50, Nr. 2, The Chinese in the Caribbean (2004), S. 44-73

Bryan, Patrick: The settlement of the Chinese in Jamaica: 1854 - c.1970, in: Caribbean Quarterly, Bd. 50, Nr. 2, The Chinese in the Caribbean (2004), S. 15-25

3.2. Cuba

Vasciannie, Stephen: The 1996 Cuban Asylum-Seekers in Jamaica: A Case Study of International Law in the Post-Cold War Era, in: The University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, Bd. 28, Nr. 1 (1996), S. 5-39

3.3. Haiti

Janis, Wilsam: Haitian odyssey and the Jamaican connection, 66 S., Pelican Publ., Kingston, Jamaica, 2004

3.4. Indien

Shepherd, Verene A.: The Dynamics of Afro-Jamaican-East Indian Relations in Jamaica, 1845–1945: A Preliminary Analysis, in: Caribbean Quarterly, Bd. 32, Nr. 3/4 (1986), S. 14-26

Shepherd, Verene A.: Transients to settlers: the experience of Indians in Jamaica, 1845 - 1950, 281 S., Peepal Tree, Leeds, 1994

4. Auswanderung nach Zielländern

4.1. Großbritannien

Foner, Nancy: Jamaica farewell: Jamaican migrants in London, 262 S., Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1979

Foner, Nancy: Race and Color: Jamaican Migrants in London and New York City, in: International Migration Review, Bd. 19, Nr. 4 (1985), S. 708-727

Foner, Nancy: Women, Work, and Migration: Jamaicans in London, in: Urban Anthropology, Bd. 4, Nr. 3 (1975), S. 229-249

Peach, G. C. K.: Factors Affecting the Distribution of West Indians in Great Britain, in: Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Nr. 38 (1966), S. 151-163

Plaza, Dwaine: Transnational Grannies: The Changing Family Responsibilities of Elderly African Caribbean-Born Women Resident in Britain, in: Social Indicators Research, Bd. 51, Nr. 1 (2000), S. 75-105

Thompson, Paul, Bauer, Elaine: Recapturing Distant Caribbean Childhoods and Communities: The Shaping of the Memories of Jamaican Migrants in Britain and North America, in: Oral History, Bd. 30, Nr. 2 (2002), S. 49-59

4.2. USA

Foner, Nancy: Race and Color: Jamaican Migrants in London and New York City, in: International Migration Review, Bd. 19, Nr. 4 (1985), S. 708-727