Theoretical Underpinnings Needed for the Caribbean

  • Emmanuel Janagan Johnson
  • Camille L. Huggins
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Social Work book series (BRIEFSSOWO)


In this chapter, when working in the Caribbean there should be a theoretical framework that best works with vulnerable and disenfranchised populations such as, those living in extreme poverty. The theories should be anti-oppressive and social justice-oriented frameworks such as; resiliency theory, intersectionality, and cultural humility.


Anti-oppressive practice Intersectionality Cultural humility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emmanuel Janagan Johnson
    • 1
  • Camille L. Huggins
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Behavioural Sciences St. Augustine CampusThe University of the West IndiesSt. AugustineTrinidad and Tobago

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