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Silencing the Guns in Haiti

The Promise of Deliberative Democracy

Silencing the Guns in Haiti traces Haiti’s halting and uncertain quest for democracy from the perspective of someone who played a leading part in every stage of that process.

"A provocative study of the prospects for the rule of law in Haiti."—Marilyn Bowden, Miami Today

"[Stotzky] deepens insights into the contradictory obstacles to democratic governance in Haiti."—Library Journal

"Controversial and stimulating."—Choice

"Lucid and informative. . . . Stotzky gives readers a good foundation for understanding the pressures facing the impoverished but determined Caribbean island."—Islands

310 pages | 6 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 1997

Political Science: Diplomacy, Foreign Policy, and International Relations

Table of Contents

Ch. 1: A Democratic Vision for Haiti
Ch. 2: International Efforts to Restore Aristide to the Presidency
Ch. 3: Haiti since Aristide’s Return: A Preliminary View
Ch. 4: Searching for Democratic Alternatives in Support of Human Rights
Ch. 5: A Democratic Vision
Ch. 6: The Difficulties of the Transition
Ch. 7: The Aristide Government’s Proposal: Strategy of Social and Economic Reconstruction
Ch. 8: Haiti since Aristide’s Return: A Closer Look

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