…Whether or not this was true at the time, the exponential growth of the population, skyrocketing campaign funding, the power of pressure groups, the grease of the pork-barrel and the dominance of charisma and demagoguery means that the US Constitution could now better be described as a kleptocracy.…
…Violent Kleptocracy: The Articulations of Neoliberalism and Patronage
Part II. Discourse
4. Violent Orientalism: Imagining the “Savage Other”
5. Violent Symbolism: Good Governance and the Making of Neoliberal Subjects
…From Kleptocracy to Democracy?
10. Problems of Policy Reform in the Haitian Economy
11. Sustained Growth in Haiti: Pipe-Dream or Realistic Possibility?
Part IV. A Future for Haiti?
12. Hating the United…