The Uses of Haiti (3rd Edition) / Edition 3

The Uses of Haiti (3rd Edition) / Edition 3

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by Paul Farmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567513441

ISBN-13: 9781567513448

Pub. Date: 04/01/2005

Publisher: Common Courage Press

The Uses of Haiti tells the truth about uncomfortable matters—uncomfortable, that is, for the structures of power and the doctrinal framework that protects them from scrutiny. It tells the truth about what has been happening in Haiti, and the US role in its bitter fate.—Noam Chomsky, from the introduction

In this third edition of the classic

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The Uses of Haiti tells the truth about uncomfortable matters—uncomfortable, that is, for the structures of power and the doctrinal framework that protects them from scrutiny. It tells the truth about what has been happening in Haiti, and the US role in its bitter fate.—Noam Chomsky, from the introduction

In this third edition of the classic The Uses of Haiti, Paul Farmer looks at what has happened to the health of the poor in Haiti since the coup.

Winner of a McArthur Genius Award, Paul Farmer is a physician and anthropologist who has worked for 25 years in Haiti, where he serves as medical director of a hospital serving the rural poor. He is the subject of the Tracy Kidder biography, Mountains Beyond Mountains.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567513448
Publisher:
Common Courage Press
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Pages:
475
Sales rank:
415,276
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.68(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

What's at stake in Haiti41
The template of colony53
From Duvalierism to Duvalierism without Duvalier90
The power of the poor in Haiti121
The coup of 1991 : the power of the rich in Haiti149
The uses of Haiti (reprise)188
On Guantanamo217
Chouchou Louis and the political economy of brutality244
Acephie263
New myths for old283
Epilogue : the oppressor as savior308
Diagnosis348
What happened in Haiti? : where past is present376
Afterword - Larry Birns & Jessica Leight403

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