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Description - Haiti in the Balance by Terry F. Buss

Even after years of receiving considerable foreign aid, Haiti remains an impoverished, tremendously fragile state. Over a span of ten years, the United States spent over $4 billion in aid to Haiti, yet the average Haitian still has to survive on one dollar a day. Why has assistance been so ineffectual, and what can we learn from Haiti's plight about foreign aid in general? Haiti in the Balance tackles those questions by analysing nearly twenty years of Haitian history, politics, and foreign relations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815713913
ISBN-10: 0815713916
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
Imprint: Brookings Institution
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Terry F. Buss

Terry F. Buss is the director on international programs at the National Academy of Public Administration. He has published 12 books on a number of policy issues, most recently Modernizing Democracy: Innovations in Public Participation, written with F. Steven Redburn and Kristina Guo (M.E. Sharpe, 2006). Adam Gardner is currently a graduate student of public administration at the University of Southern California.

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