Reviewed in Social and Economic Studies © 1990.
Professor The Hon. Carl Stone, OM: Political sociologist who pioneered the systematic study of voting behaviour in Jamaica. Professor Carl Stone brought public opinion polling to the Jamaican political process and using empirical evidence developed a body of ideas about the Jamaican electorate. He was famous for his election predictions, predicting in terms of the victorious party the outcomes of all national elections held in Jamaica between 1976 and 1990.