Haiti After the Earthquake

Haiti After the Earthquake

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by Paul Farmer
     
 

The acclaimed New York Times and IndieBound bestseller: “Farmer’s passionate book bring(s) Haiti’s appalling tragedy back to the world’s attention” —Foreign Affairs

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The acclaimed New York Times and IndieBound bestseller: “Farmer’s passionate book bring(s) Haiti’s appalling tragedy back to the world’s attention” —Foreign Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610390989
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
07/10/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
264,558
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Nèg Mawon Joia S. Mukherjee ix

Writing About Suffering 1

1 The Catastrophe 6

2 Praxis and Policy: The Years before the Quake 22

3 January 12 and the Aftermath 54

4 A History of the Present Illness 121

5 Into the Camps 140

6 From Relief to Reconstruction (Building Back Better?) 149

7 Reconstruction in the Time of Cholera 188

8 Looking Forward While Looking Back: Lessons from Rwanda 236

Epilogue: January 12, 2011 236

Afterword: March 31, 2012 246

Other Voices

Art, by Catherine Bertrand Farmer 260

Women

Lòt Bò Dlo: The Other Side of the Water Edwidge Danticat 261

Sim Pa Rele (If I Don't Shout), by Michèle Montas-Dominique 271

Goudou Goudou Nancy Dorsinville 285

Mothers and Daughters of Haiti Didi Bertrand Farmer 295

Doctors

Humanitarian Aid, Impartiality, and Dirty Boots Louise Ivers 308

Lopital Jeneral Struggles to Survive Evan Lyon 319

Doctors in Tents Dubique Kobel 328

Those Who Survived Naomi Rosenberg 332

Humanitarians

First We Need Taxis Timothy T. Schwartz 342

The Official Jennie Weiss Block, O. P. 356

Building Back Better Jehane Sedky 363

Notes 373

Acronyms and Initiahsms 409

Contributors 411

Acknowledgments 415

Index 419

Photo insert between pages 216-217

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