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Transnational HispaniolaNew Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies$
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April J. Mayes and Kiran C. Jayaram

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781683400387

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9781683400387.001.0001

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Ties That Bind

Ties That Bind

La Sentencia and Citizenship in Contemporary Hispaniola

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(p.201) 10 Ties That Bind
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Transnational Hispaniola
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April J. Mayes

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400387.003.0011

April Mayes argues that the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court's decision to strip citizenship and nationality from thousands of Dominicans, most of whom are of Haitian ancestry, demonstrates how factions within, and powerbrokers aligned with, the Partido de la Liberación Dominicano (Dominican Liberation Party, PLD) have used anti-Haitianism and other human rights abuses to consolidate its power over the past two decades. During the PLD's administration, anti-black exclusion, Mayes insists, became institutionalized within the bureaucratic mechanisms of the state, complementing and assisting the state’s governance model.

Keywords:   Dominican Republic, Haiti, Human rights, Nationality, Citizenship, Dominican Liberation Party

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