Six books published in the time period of 8 years
1) Constructing Vernacular Culture in the Trans-Caribbean, (lead) co-editor with Karl-Heinz Magister, Lexington Books, Lanham 2008 – (with contributions by Carol Bailey, Curwen Best, Melvin Butler, Raphael Dalleo, Maarit Forde, Holger Henke, Wendy Knepper, Karl-Heinz Magister, Patricia Mohammed, Mies van Niekerk, Lyndon Phillip, Elaine Savory, Bettina E. Schmidt, Mimi Sheller, Tanya Shields, Constance Sutton). According to WorldCat, this book is held in 212 libraries.
2) Crossing Over. Comparing Recent Migration in the United States and Europe, editor, Lexington Books, Lanham 2005 – (with contributions by Tahir Abbas, Parveen Akhtar, Christina Boswell, Alessandra Buonfino, Jeffrey Cohen, Franck Düvell, Holger Henke, Zeynep Kiliç, Holger Kolb, Wei Li, Guillermo Alonso Meneses, Pierpaolo Mudu, Joyce Marie Mushaben, Sònia Parella, May Relaño Pastor, Sara Silvestri, Ibrahim Sirkeci, Carlota Solé, Peter van Krieken). According to WorldCat, this book is held in 206 libraries.
3) Modern Political Culture in the Caribbean, (lead) co-editor with Fred Reno (Director, CAGI, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane), The University of the West Indies Press, Kingston 2003 – (with contributions by Fred Constant, Anton Allahar, Perry Mars, Jacky Dahomay, Anita Waters, Douglas Midgett, Simboonath Singh, Holger Henke, Obika Gray, Brian Meeks, Bert Hoffmann, Hans-Jürgen Burchardt, David Hinds, Edward Dew, Percy Hintzen, and Fred Reno). – NOTE: This book was the fifth bestselling book for the publisher in 2003/2004. According to WorldCat, the book is held in 1,401 libraries.
4) The West Indian Americans, Greenwood Press, Westport (CT) 2001. According to WorldCat, this book is held in 1,051 libraries.
5) Between Self-Determination and Dependency: Jamaica’s Foreign Relations, 1972-1989, The University of the West Indies Press, Kingston 2000. According to WorldCat, this book is held in 1,258 libraries.
6) The End of the “Asian Model”?, (lead) co-editor with Ian Boxill, John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadelphia 2000 – (with contributions by Henk Houweling, Philippe Régnier, W.G. Huff, Joe Remenyi, Patrick Mendis, Kanishka Jayasuriya, Pablo Bustelo, Michael Goldsmith, Holger Henke and Ian Boxill). According to WorldCat, this book is held in 1,690 libraries.
7) New Political Culture in the Caribbean, (lead) co-editor with Fred Reno (Director, CAGI, Université des Antilles), The University of the West Indies Press, Kingston 2022– This is a completely new edition of our 2003 volume Modern Political Culture in the Caribbean. (with contributions by Anton Allahar, Jeffrey Bosworth, Jessica Byron, Justin Daniel, Suzette Haughton, Bert Hoffmann, Hilde Neus, Annie Paul, Fred Reno, and Fitzgerald Yaw).
b) Refereed articles, book chapters, essays (* non-refereed journal) etc.:
1) “Introduction: ‘Plus ça change …’ Continuity and change in the Caribbean Region’s New Political Culture” (with Fred Reno), in: Holger Henke and Fred Reno (eds.), New Political Culture in the Caribbean, Kingston: University of the West Indies Press (2022).
2) “George Priestley,” in: Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates Jr. (eds.), Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, (Vol. 5), Oxford/New York (NY): Oxford University Press, 2016, 215-217.
3) Seven annual country reports (Bahamas, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad/Tobago) produced for Freedom House – see http://www.freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/freedom-world-2012
4) “Constructing Vernacular Culture in the Trans-Caribbean” (with Karl-Heinz Magister), in: Constructing Vernacular Culture in the Trans-Caribbean, Holger Henke and Karl-Heinz Magister (eds.), xv-xxiii. Lanham: Lexington Books 2008.
5) “George William Gordon (1820-1865),” in: The Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Trans-Atlantic World, Junius P. Rodriguez (ed.), Armonk: Routledge 2007, 259-260.
6) “‘Who’s not for us is against us’: The ‘imperial super-meaning’ of the Clinton and Bush II administrations’ policies towards Cuba,” in: Ideaz: An interdisciplinary social science and humanities journal creating an alternative space for alternative expression, Vol.5, (2006), 3-23.
7) “Brooklyn Babylon”: The Reproduction, Reinvention, and Consumption of Cosmological and Epistemological Space in New York City,” in: CinematoGraphies: Fictional Strategies and Visual Discourses in 1990s’ New York, Günter H. Lenz, Dorothea Löbbermann, and Karl-Heinz Magister (eds.), 161-189. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter (2006).
8) “‘Responsible for What History Will Make of It’: The Significance of the End of World War II in the Light of Past and Present Conflicts,” in: Journal for the Study of Peace and Conflict, 2005-2006 issue, 42-52.
9) “Comparing Recent Migration in the US and Europe,” in: Crossing Over. Comparing Recent Migration in the United States and Europe, Holger Henke (ed.), 1-19. Lanham: Lexington Books 2005.
10) “British Honduras/Belize,” in: Britain and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia, Will Kaufman & Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson (eds.), 183-185. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO 2005.
11) “Ariel’s Ethos: On the Moral Economy of Caribbean Existence,” in: Cultural Critique, (No.56, Winter 2004), 33-63.
12) “Freedom, Democracy, the State, and Class Constellations in Jamaican and Caribbean Political Culture: A Reply,” in: Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture, Vol.11 No.1 (January-March 2004), 113-128 (this is a response to a total of four commentaries on my Identities article in 2001).
13) “Politics and Culture in the Caribbean” (with Fred Reno), in: Modern Political Culture in the Caribbean, Holger Henke and Fred Reno (eds.), xi-xxii. Kingston: The University of the West Indies Press 2003 – (95% authorship).
14) “The Legitimacy of Neo-Liberal Trade Regimes in the Caribbean: Issues of ‘Race,’ Class, and Gender” (with Don D. Marshall), in: Living at the Borderlines: Issues in Caribbean Sovereignty and Development, Cynthia Barrow-Giles and Don D. Marshall (eds.), 118-164. Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers 2003 – (50% authorship).
15) “Relations between the Jewish and Caribbean-American Communities in New York City: Perceptions, Conflict and Cooperation” (with J.A. George Irish), in: Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora, Vol.4 No.2, (Summer/Fall 2001), 1-50 – (90% authorship); re-published in: Charlotte Graves Patton and Staci Strobl (eds.), Dispute Resolution in Context. Cross-Cultural and Cross-disciplinary Perspectives, 13-42. New York: John Jay College – CUNY (CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium – Working Papers Series) 2003; re-published in: Jerome Krase and Ray Hutchison (eds.), Race and Ethnicity in New York City, 193-220. Oxford: Elsevier 2004.
16) DEBATE – Commentary and Contestation: On Violence and the Truth of Narration, in: Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture, Vol.8 No.3 (September 2001), 411-466:
- “Freedom Ossified: Political Culture and the Public Use of History in Jamaica,” in: ibid., 413-440;
- Peggy Antrobus and Nan Peacocke, “‘Yabba Still Empty’: Comments on Holger Henke’s ‘Freedom Ossified: Political Culture and the Public Use of History in Jamaica’ and Don Robotham’s Response to Henke,” in: ibid., 441-450;
- Don Robotham, “Freedom Ossified or Economic Crisis? A Comment on Holger Henke,” in: ibid., 451-466.
17) “The Asian ‘Model’ in Crisis and the Transferability of Development Experiences” (with Ian Boxill), in: The End of the ‘Asian Model’?, eds. Holger Henke and Ian Boxill, 199-210. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishers 2000, – (35% authorship).
18) “Stühle-Rücken am Canale Grande. US Militär vor dem Rückzug vom Kanal.” in: blätter des iz3w*, No.242 (January 2000), (Freiburg, Germany; Tel: 0761/74003), 8-9, – (an article about Panama).
19) “A Historical Perspective on Alcohol/Marijuana in Caribbean-American Culture” in: A College-wide Forum on Marijuana and Drinking, eds. Edison Jackson/Kofi Lomotey/Mwalimu J. Shujaa/Eda Harris-Hastick, 11. Brooklyn, NY: Medgar Evers College – CUNY 2000.
20) “Jamaica’s Decision to Pursue a Neoliberal Development Strategy. Re-alignments in the State-Business-Class Triangle,” in: Latin American Perspectives 108, No.5 (Sept. 1999), 7-33.
21) “Between Rocks and a Hard Place: The ‘Shiprider Controversy’ and the Question of Caribbean Sovereignty” in: International Studies, Vol.35 No.4 (Oct. 1998) [Sage Publications], 423-437.
22) “Drugs in the Caribbean: The ‘Shiprider’ Controversy and the Question of Caribbean Sovereignty,” in: European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, No.64 (June 1998), 27-47.
23) “The Granite Pampa: Some Notes on the Perception of Hemispheric Flows of Migration,” in: Wadabagei. A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora, Vol.1 No.1 (Winter/Spring 1998), 85-110.
24) “Upholding Democracy?: Recent political and economic trends in post-intervention Haiti and future prospects,” in: Documentos de Trabajos 29, (ISBN 83-85620-47-8), Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos (CESLA) at the University of Warsaw, Poland, (1998), 5-15.
25) “Götzendämmerung. Das Ende der Ära charismatischer Politiker im Süden,” in: blätter des iz3w *, No. 222 (July 1997), 10-11, – (an article about the end of charismatic rulers in the developing world).
26) “The Rise of Industrial Asia and Its Implications for Small Developing Countries: A Perspective from the Caribbean,” in: Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol.51 No.1 (April 1997), 53-72.
27) Exchange with Merle Jacob (Gothenburg University) on the nature of Caribbean society, in: Social Epistemology, Vol.11 No.1 (Jan.-March 1997), 39-71:
- Pt. 1: “Towards an ontology of Caribbean existence”, ibid., 39-58;
- Pt. 2: “Commentary on Merle Jacob’s ‘Constructing cultural identity: the question of Caribbean existence’,” ibid., 69-71.
28) “Towards an ontology of Caribbean existence,” republished in: Latin American Issues (Allegheny College), No. 13 (1997), 37-68.
29) “Mapping the ‘Inner Plantation’. A Cultural Exploration of the Origins of Caribbean Local Discourse,” in: Social and Economic Studies, Vol.45 No.4 (December 1996), 51-75.
30) “Haiti: the Intervention and its Implications for the New World Order,” in: Rivista di Studi Politici Internazionali, No.252 (October-December 1996), 545-556.
31) “On the Political Economy of North American Integration: The Perspective of the Caribbean Countries,” in: Scandinavian Journal of Development Alternatives and Area Studies, Vol.15 No.3&4 (September & December 1996), 117-134.
32) “Mexikos karibische Konkurrenten,” in: blätter des iz3w *, No. 210 (Dec./Jan. 1995/1996), 7, – (an article about economic development in NAFTA).
33) “Health Care Reform and the Caribbean American Community,” (with Seymour Douglas), in: Focus (CUNY) , Vol.8 No.2 (Summer 1995), 3-4.
34) “Foreign Policy and Dependency: The Case of Jamaica, 1972-1989,” in: Social and Economic Studies, Vol.43 No.1 (March 1994), 181-223.
c) Research papers:
1) “Health care reform and the Caribbean-American community”, (with Seymour Douglas), Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College (CUNY), Brooklyn 1994;
2) “Caribbean-American views about police violence in New York,” Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College (CUNY), Brooklyn 2000;
d) Book reviews:
1) “Caribbean Circuits” by Patricia Pessar (ed.), in: Wadabagei. A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora, Vol.1 No.2 (Summer/Fall 1998), 141-145.
2) “Caribbean Connections. Moving North” by Catherine A. Sunshine and Keith Q. Warner (eds.), in: Wadabagei. A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora, Vol.2 No.1 (Winter/Spring 1999), 191-194.
3) “Any Time is Trinidad Time. Social Meanings and Temporal Consciousness” by Kevin Birth, in: Wadabagei. A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora, Vol.4 No.1 (Winter/Spring 2001), 137-141.
e) Interviews, online publications, or (referred to in) journalistic articles
1) “Community Engagement and Higher Education,” http://www.holgerhenke.com, December 2021.
2) “Inspiring and Engaging Faculty, Student, and Center-led Interdisciplinary Research,” http://www.holgerhenke.com, September 2021.
3) “New Challenges for Workforce Development and Higher Education,” http://www.holgerhenke.com, January 2021.
4) “University is young, but it’s growing fast,” in: China Daily, July 28, 2016, - http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2016-07/28/content_26250472.htm;
5) “Jamaica’s International Relations: Between the West … and the Rest,” in: Jamaica Journal, Vol.34:1-2 (Sept. 2012), p.2-7;
6) “The ‘Caribbean’ in Caribbean Studies: From Postcolonial to the Everyday,” in: Caribbean Studies Association Newsletter, Vol. 39 No.1, Winter/Spring 2011, p.49-54;
7) “A Look Back to Our Look Forward” – in: Caribbean Studies Association Newsletter, Vol. 39 No.1, Winter/Spring 2011, p.4-8;
8) “Checking out Martinique’s and Guadeloupe’s Neighborhood Caribbean Politics in the 21st Century,” in: Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), April 24, 2008, Washington (DC) - http://www.coha.org/checking-out-martinique%E2%80%99s-and-guadeloupe%E2%80%99s-neighborhood-caribbean-politics-in-the-21st-century/;
9) “Cuba at the Crossroads?” in: Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), January 24, 2007, Washington (DC) - http://www.coha.org/2007/01/24/cuba-at-the-crossroads/.
10) “Castro’s Twilight,” in: The New York Amsterdam News, (August 17-24, 2006).
11) “Portia Simpson-Miller, Jamaica’s first female prime minister,” in: The New York Amsterdam News, Vol.97 No.15 (April 6-12, 2006), 13 & 34.
12) CarineTV – interview, broadcast on February 14, 2004.
13) Washington Report on the Hemisphere, Vol.20 No.23-24 (Dec./Jan. 2000/01) (full-length interview by Council on Hemispheric Affairs: Washington, DC), 2-3.
14) “Holger Henke speaks about the ‘invisible’ West Indian American” (by Zakia Feracho), in: Caribbean Life (Brooklyn), (February 26, 2002), 36.
15) “Jamaicans bring pieces of home to valley” (by Michelle J. Lee), in: Poughkeepsie Journal, (August 29, 2002).
16) “Grenada – 1983 and 2003,” in: The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU.FM, (October 22, 2003, 1:06 pm), (http://www.wamu.org).