Haiti's Predatory Republic

Haiti's Predatory Republic : The Unending Transition to Democracy

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The collapse of the Duvalier dictatorship gave rise to hope among Haitians for a democratic journey to economic development, political renewal and social peace. The reality has not been so sanguine. This text analyzes the vicissitudes of politics in Haiti from the demise of Duvalier to 2001.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 275 pages
  • 147.3 x 226.1 x 15.2mm | 340.2g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588260852
  • 9781588260857
  • 1,888,834

About Robert Fatton

Robert Fatton Jr. is professor in the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. His numerous publications include Predatory Rule: State and Civil Society in Africa and The Making of a Liberal Democracy: Senegal's Passive Revolution.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Class, State, and Civil Society in Haiti. The Fall of Duvalier and the Contradictions of Democratization. The Rise, Fall, and Second Coming of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The Vicissitudes of Lavalasian Power. The Antagonistic Present and Future Alternatives. Toward a Compromise? Conclusion.show more

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