Learning about Haiti

I share these various readings that have shaped my thinking of risk, vulnerability, and structural inequalities in Haiti. In addition, literature on Haitian Exceptionalism provides additional insights on how to write about Haiti. List is forthcoming…

  • Nadège T. Clitandre (2011) “Haitian Exceptionalism in the Caribbean and the Project of Rebuilding Haiti”
  • Alex Dupuy (2014) Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens -Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013
  • Robert Fatton (2002) Haiti’s Predatory Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy
  • Robert Fatton (2014) Haiti: Trapped in the Outer Periphery
  • CLR James (1938) The Black Jacobins: Toussaint Louverture and the San Domingo Revolution
  • Catherine Maternowska (2006) Reproducing Inequities: Poverty and the Politics of Population in Haiti
  • Mark Schuller and Pablo Morales, editors. (2012) Tectonic Shifts: Haiti since the Earthquake
  • Michel-Rolph Trouillot (1990) “The Odd and the Ordinary: Haiti, the Caribbean, and the World”
  • Gina Athena Ulysse (2010) “Dehumanization & Fracture: Trauma at Home & Abroad”
  • Gina Athena Ulysse (2015) Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle