Paul Bourne's Articles
November 26, 2008 by Paul Bourne
An examination of the relationship between public expenditure on social programmes and levels of development       Paul Andrew Bourne, 2006    Department of GovernmentFaculty of Social SciencesUniversity of the West IndiesMona CampusKingston, Jamaica  TABLE OF CONTENTS    Page CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND              Conceptual framework&nbs...
November 26, 2008 by Paul Bourne
  Language:  Cultural and Plural symbolisms in a society    Paul Andrew Bourne  Department of Community Health and PsychiatryThe University of the West Indies, MonaKingston, Jamaica: West Indies  Email:  paulbourne1@yahoo.com  

 ABSTRACT    From a religious perspective, man is embodied in a cosmology of a God whose function it is to fashion all the physical and imaginary entities, the Genesis story. ...
November 26, 2008 by Paul Bourne
     The positives:  A content (or Textual) Analysis of an address to nation by [Former] Prime Minister of Jamaica, The Most Hon. P. J. Patterson on Sunday March 21, 2004      By     Paul Andrew Bourne     The Department of Community Health and PsychiatryThe University of the West IndiesMona CampusKingston, JamaicaWest Indies Email:  paulbourne1@yahoo.com  The positives:&n...
November 26, 2008 by Paul Bourne
   Paul Andrew Bourne

  ALBERT EINSTEIN - WAS HE CORRECT . . . ?   IntroductionAlbert Einstein, the renowned physict and pioneer in his contributions of natural phenomena to the natural sciences, in an attempt to display his academic prowess and show the scope of his ‘ideashanal’ made a sweeping position statement on economics that reads “The economic anarchy of capitalist society as it exists today is, in my view, the main cause of o...
November 26, 2008 by Paul Bourne
 PAUL ANDREW BOURNE   

INTRODUCTION                           Culture has three major tenets, and these are: ‘technological’, ‘sociological’ and ‘ideological’ (Bourne, 2006; Thomlinson, 1965) Political Sciences cannot be viewed in a vacuum which is disconnected from the other sub-disciplines of the social scie...
November 26, 2008 by Paul Bourne
Paul Andrew Bourne University of the West Indies,Mona CampusKingston 7St. Andrew, JamaicaWest Indies

  INTRODUCTION   It was during the unprecedented social upheavals in Europe that the formal study of sociology emerged as a discipline to explain social phenomena.  The industrialization of topologies at the time meant that people were migrating from rural to urban areas, and the traditional agents of authority, such as the Church and the landed aristocracy, ...
October 24, 2008 by Paul Bourne
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October 24, 2008 by Paul Bourne
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October 18, 2008 by Paul Bourne
                                                 Source:  National Park Service Photograph  SEPARATISM, RACISM, AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION: THE BLACK THINKER: An examination of W. E. Du Bois’ Life    Paul Andrew Bourne

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October 18, 2008 by Paul Bourne
      FINANCING NEW ENTREPRENEURAIL VENTURES            Paul Andrew Bourne   Introduction               Venture Capital is an investment tool that provides both equity capital and managerial assistance to emerging companies.  Venture Capital is patient money.  The payout can be very long term, but companies must h...
October 18, 2008 by Paul Bourne
 Information on Prospective Housing Development- for St. Catherine Coastal Plains, Jamaica - applying GIS principles  Paul Andrew Bourne Department of Community Health and PsychiatryThe University of the West Indies, Mona CampusKingston, JamaicaWest IndiesContents CONTENTPAGEList of illustrations3Executive Summary7Introduction9Objective and Problems                Aim13    &nbs...
October 18, 2008 by Paul Bourne
 ©Paul Andrew Bourne  ABSTRACT  Since its inception in 1862, Jamaica’s tourism product continues to distend socio-politically, demographically and economically with each neoteric decade.  Despite the ‘global depression’ that occurred during the 1970s and early 1980s, the product prolongs to blossom from its traditional past to that of being the chief benefactor to socio-economic development. After the 1920s, the tourism industry was fashioned ...
October 18, 2008 by Paul Bourne
  Paul Andrew Bourne[1]Department of Community Health and PsychiatryFaculty of Medical SciencesThe University of the West Indies at Mona Kingston, Jamaica 

 Introduction             Traditionally, demographers have sought to analyze and provide information on health from the perspective of mortality. From the mortality tenet, they have captured and measure health status, by using life expectancy and diseases. Life...
August 24, 2008 by Paul Bourne
 

 



By Paul Andrew Bourne, Dip. Edu., BSc., MSc., PhD (candidate in Public Health, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica) The recent display of supremacy of the Jamaican athletes in ‘Track’ at the Beijing Games (i.e. Olympics) must be contextualized within their sociopolitical realities.  Although the ‘show’ at the show was primary on Michael Phelps in swim...
January 30, 2008 by Paul Bourne
About Paul Andrew BourneThe author, Paul Andrew Bourne, holds a Masters of Science degree in Demography, a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Demography from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies; and a Diploma in Teaching from the University of Technology, Jamaica. Mr. Bourne is the co-author of a text titled “Probing Jamaica’s Political Culture, volume 1: Main Trends in the July-August 2006 Leadership and Governance Survey, 2007”. But this only measu...