Gender Relations in Post-emancipated Jamaica How have personal relationships (marriage or long-term relationships) evolved? The following brief paper is an essay proposal that explores how gender relations have changed, if they have at all, in post-emancipated Jamaica; the focus of my paper, thus, is upon how men and women now interact with one another in the wake of the state gaining its full independence after generations of bondage. The tentative thesis that I wish to put forward is that gender relations have become more like the gender relations you might find in the west in terms of male and female equality in the workplace and in the home and in terms of women gaining more power to shape the nature and dynamics of their marriages...The end:
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