Jean Besson

Jean Besson (M.A., Ph.D. Edinburgh), a Jamaican, is Reader in Anthropology at Goldsmiths College, University of London, England. She has carried out research in Jamaica and the Eastern Caribbean on cultural history, peasantries, land tenure, development, kinship, gender, and religion. Her publications include "Land and Development in the Caribbean" (co-edited with Janet Momsen, Macmillan, 1987);" Martha Brae's Two Histories: European Expansion and Caribbean Culture-Building in Jamaica" (2002);...See more