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Democracy And Human Rights In The Caribbean

1st Edition

By Ivelaw L Griffith, Betty N. Sedoc-Dahlberg


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The Caribbean, like regions elsewhere, is caught in what has been called democracy's global ?Third Wave.? In this volume, contributors examine the nature of democratization in the region together with its accessory, human rights. The emphasis is to extend the analysis and debates beyond political democracy and civil and political rights to consider

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Democracy and Human Rights in the Caribbean -- Part A International Dimensions and Common Problems -- 2 International Law and Human Rights: A Caribbean Context -- 3 The OAS and Human Rights in the Caribbean -- 4 NGOs and IGOs as Promoters of Liberal Democracy in the Caribbean: Cases from Nicaragua and Guyana -- 5 Drugs and Democratic Governance in the Caribbean -- Part B Case Studies -- 6 Democracy and Human Rights: The Case of Cuba -- 7 Democracy and Human Rights in the Dominican Republic -- 8 Human Rights in the Eastern Caribbean -- 9 Democracy and Human Rights in Guyana -- 10 Democracy and Human Rights in Haiti -- 11 Globalization, Structural Adjustment, and Democracy in Jamaica -- 12 Democracy and Human Rights in Suriname -- 13 Human Rights and State Security in Trinidad and Tobago -- 14 Conclusion: Democracy and Human Rights at the Century's End

About the Authors

Ivelaw L. Griffith is associate professor of political science at Florida International University. Betty N. Sedoc-Dahlberg is an independent scholar specializing on the Caribbean.

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