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7555: Re: 7516: Re: 7510: Re: 7466: Justice: Wilentz replies (fwd)

From: Sabine Albert <sabinea@yahoo.com>

Maybe the question should have been:

What would constitute culturally specific democracy
for Haiti.

I know I'm dying to hear the responses.

Any takers.


--- Bob Corbett <corbetre@webster.edu> wrote:
> [Corbett comments:  Folks Patrick's question below
> goes far beyond
> Haiti.  If any wish to discuss this issue with him
> please respond
> directly to him at his address below.]
> From: P D Bellegarde-Smith <pbs@csd.uwm.edu>
> We all seem to know what "democracy" is, but we are
> hard-pressed, when
> ask, to provide a meaningful definition that applies
> to societies other
> than the United States or Western Europe. I contend,
> in my scholarship,
> that "democracy" needs to be culture-specific. Any
> takers? 

Sabine Albert

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