This book, a critical study of Haiti's place in the "New World Order," examines the limits of its "democratic revolution". It analyzes the emergence, composition, and objectives of the democratic movement that challenged the military and led to the electoral victory of Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
1. Meanings of the New World Order 2. A Neoliberal Model for Post-Duvalier Haiti 3. The Struggle for a Democratic Alternative: 1986–1990 4. The Prophet Armed: Jean-Bertrand Aristide's Liberation Theology and Politics 5. An Alternative Development Model for Haiti 6. The Lavalas Government and Its Overthrow: February to September 1991 7. The Prophet Tamed: The Coup d'Etat and the Moderation of Aristide 8. Epilogue