Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: Haitian refugees x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Making a Path for the Return of Immigrant Detention, 1973–1980

Carl Lindskoog

in Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 examines the U.S. government’s response to the Haitian “boat people” from 1973 to 1980, finding that the government immediately met them with a policy of denial of asylum, implementing a ... More


Refugee Rights in the Caribbean: A Study of Haitians in Jamaica

Sharon E. Clarke

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on how refugee policies are drafted toward Haitian refugees and how Haitian identities are produced in response to these policies. Many studies have brought forward the fact that ... More


Just to Stay Alive: Haitian Refugees and Guantánamo’s Carceral Quarantine

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the refugee camp that indefinitely imprisoned HIV positive Haitian refugees fleeing the 1991 coup d’état against Jean Bertrand Aristide. Though officially granted asylum, they ... More


Rethinking the Black Atlantic: Trans-American Regimes of Violence, Epistemological Occlusions

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The longest periods of migration out of Haiti took place during the Duvalier dictatorship from 1957–1971. These migrations were a great cause of concern for neighboring states because of the ... More


Not a Place to Live: Resisting Rightlessness through Word and Body

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter closely reads the testimonial records of the Haitian Centers Council cases and focuses on the refugees’ means of challenging their imprisonment and demanding recognition as rightful ... More


Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

A. Naomi Paik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book grapples with the history of U.S. prison camps that have confined people outside the boundaries of legal and civil rights. Removed from the social and political communities that would ... More


View: