Democracy as a human right: Raymond Joseph, despotic Haiti, and the translation of a rights discourse, 1965-1969

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Abstract

This article examines Raymond Joseph's political vision of Haiti between 1965 and 1969, particularly through how he appropriates, links, and frames a human rights discourse that is dependent upon and constitutive of democratic principles of collectivity, popular control, and relative political and economic equality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Transnational American Studies
Volume5
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013

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Haiti
equality
human rights
democracy
Economics
discourse
economics
Human Rights
Democracy
Discourse
Equality
Collectivity

Keywords

  • American Studies
  • Caribbean
  • Democracy
  • Haiti
  • Human Rights
  • Raymond Joseph
  • Transnational

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Communication
  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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