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The United Kingdom and its caribbean overseas territories: Present relations and future prospects (2013)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2013). The United Kingdom and its caribbean overseas territories: Present relations and future prospects

This paper considers the relationship between the UK and its Caribbean Overseas Territories (OTs) since the Conservative-led coalition government won power in May 2010. There is discussion of the UK government’s recent White Paper on the OTs; the bal... Read More about The United Kingdom and its caribbean overseas territories: Present relations and future prospects.

Independence movements in the Caribbean: Withering on the vine? (2012)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2012). Independence movements in the Caribbean: Withering on the vine?. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 50(4), 422-438. https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2012.729728

Several countries in the Caribbean are not yet independent. However, none wish to become so, despite politicians in several of them initiating moves towards that end. This contribution evaluates these attempts and explains why they failed. The key fa... Read More about Independence movements in the Caribbean: Withering on the vine?.

The non-independent territories of the Caribbean and Pacific: Continuity or change? (2012)
Book
Clegg, P. (2012). P. Clegg, & D. Killingray (Eds.), The non-independent territories of the Caribbean and Pacific: Continuity or change?. Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London

By the end of the 20th century the once great modern European empires had gone - well, almost! Today, scattered around the world, there are small territories, remnants of empire that for one reason and another have eschewed independence and retain li... Read More about The non-independent territories of the Caribbean and Pacific: Continuity or change?.

The Turks and Caicos Islands: Why does the cloud still hang? (2012)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2012). The Turks and Caicos Islands: Why does the cloud still hang?. Social and Economic Studies- Institute of Social and Economic Research University of the West Indies Jamaica, 61(1), 23-47

This paper considers the report of the 2009 UK government-appointed Commission of Inquiry into corruption in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), and draws comparisons with a similar Commission of Inquiry undertaken in 1986. The paper evaluates the ch... Read More about The Turks and Caicos Islands: Why does the cloud still hang?.

The UK overseas territories: A decade of progress and prosperity? (2011)
Journal Article
Clegg, P., & Gold, P. (2011). The UK overseas territories: A decade of progress and prosperity?. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 49(1), 115-135. https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2011.541117

This article analyses the relationship between the UK and its Overseas Territories since the publication of the 1999 White Paper Partnership for Progress and Prosperity. The article considers the efforts by the UK government to improve links with the... Read More about The UK overseas territories: A decade of progress and prosperity?.

The Caribbean, the EU, and the WTO: The political economy of marginalization (2010)
Book Chapter
Clegg, P. (2010). The Caribbean, the EU, and the WTO: The political economy of marginalization. In E. Benjamin Labarthe, & E. Dubesset (Eds.), Émancipations caribeennes: Histoire, mémoire, enjeux socio-économiques et politiques, 309-320. l’Harmattan

The paper evaluates the changes that have taken place in the political economy of global trade, particularly the growing influence of international organisations (such as the European Union and World Trade Organisation) and their rules and norms, and... Read More about The Caribbean, the EU, and the WTO: The political economy of marginalization.

The Commonwealth Caribbean and the challenges of institutional exclusion (2008)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2008). The Commonwealth Caribbean and the challenges of institutional exclusion. Round Table, 97(395), 227-241. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358530801962022

The paper evaluates the changes that have taken place in the political economy of global trade, particularly the growing influence of international organizations and their rules and norms, and the institutional exclusion of the Commonwealth Caribbean... Read More about The Commonwealth Caribbean and the challenges of institutional exclusion.

Alleviating the consequences of marginalisation? EU aid policy towards the Caribbean ACPs (2008)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. L., & Clegg, P. (2008). Alleviating the consequences of marginalisation? EU aid policy towards the Caribbean ACPs. Journal of International Development, 20(2), 193-204. https://doi.org/10.1002/jid.1450

The article reviews the EU's development policy in relation to the Caribbean members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group. It considers the particular challenges faced by these small economies before assessing their trade and aid relatio... Read More about Alleviating the consequences of marginalisation? EU aid policy towards the Caribbean ACPs.