Development, racism, and discrimination in the Dominican Republic

  title={Development, racism, and discrimination in the Dominican Republic},
  author={David C. Howard},
  journal={Development in Practice},
  pages={725 - 738}
  • David C. Howard
  • Published 1 November 2007
  • Political Science
  • Development in Practice
From an analysis of recent empirical research in the Dominican Republic, this article addresses the ways in which racism underpins elements of governance, and explores organisational and individual responses to racialised discrimination initiated by the state. The context is timely, given the steady rise in reported racist and violent attacks against people presumed to be of Haitian origin in the Dominican Republic over the past five years. The government has intensified formal military and… 

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