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Haiti In The New World Order

The Limits Of The Democratic Revolution, 1st Edition

By Alex Dupuy


236 pages

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Hardback: 9780367009588
pub: 2019-04-18
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This book, a critical study of Haiti's place in the "New World Order," examines the limits of its "democratic revolution" and the prospects for social change. Exploring why the successive military governments in power between 1986 and 1990 were unable to implement the neoliberal economic reforms sanctioned by the World Bank and USAID, Dupuy also an

Table of Contents

Meanings of the New World Order -- A Neoliberal Model For Post-Duvalier Haiti -- The Struggle for a Democratic Alternative: 1986-1990 -- The Prophet Armed: Jean-Bertrand Aristide's Liberation Theology and Politics -- An Alternative Development Model for Haiti -- The Lavalas Government and Its Overthrow: February to September 1991 -- The Prophet Tamed: The Coup d'État and the Moderation of Aristide -- Epilogue

About the Author

Alex Dupuy is professor of sociology and dean of the Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Programs at Wesleyan University. He is the author of Haiti in the World Economy: Class, Race, and Underdevelopment Since 1700 (Westview, 1989).

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