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Predatory Rule: State and Civil Society in Africa
Drawing the Map State, Sites, and Hegemony The Contradictions of Presidential Monarchism in Africa Civil Society, Emancipation and the Persistence of Hierarchies Civil Society and DemocraticExpand
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The Roots of Haitian Despotism
Introduction. Habitus, Political Culture, and African Legacies. Social Hierarchies and Authoritarian Legacies. Presidential Monarchism. The Empire Arrives: The Road to the US Occupation. ImperialismExpand
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Haiti's Predatory Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy
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 VicissitudesExpand
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Bringing the Ruling Class Back in: Class, State, and Hegemony in Africa
The vital role which the state plays in postcolonial and late industrializing nations has generated a vast literature on the nature, scope, and function of state activities. The state is increasinglyExpand
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Haiti: The saturnalia of emancipation and the vicissitudes of predatory rule
Abstract Since its independence in 1804 Haiti has failed to generate the political and economic institutions with which to usher in a functioning and accountable democratic order. In spite of itsExpand
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Haiti in the Aftermath of the Earthquake: The Politics of Catastrophe
This article examines whether the earthquake of January 2010 has the potential to generate a seismic transformation of the Haitian political and social structure. In other words, will the practicesExpand
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