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Cuba In Transition By Sandor Halebsky

Cuba In Transition
by Sandor Halebsky

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With the fall of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Cuba's hold on socialism seems tenuous, yet it remains dedicated to revolutionary goals. This book analyzes the nature of participatory democracy in a revolutionary context and examines Cuba's economic prospects.
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Cuba In Transition: Crisis And Transformation by Sandor Halebsky

With the fall of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Cuba's hold on socialism seems tenuous, yet it remains dedicated to revolutionary goals. This book analyzes the nature of participatory democracy in a revolutionary context, examines Cuba's economic prospects in a rapidly changing international environment, and offers a series of studies of the texture of everyday life in the Western Hemisphere's only socialist country.

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About Sandor Halebsky


Sandor Halebsky is professor of sociology at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He co-edited Cuba in Transition: Crisis and Transformation (Westview Press 1992). Richard L. Harris is chair of the faculty at Golden Gate University in Monterey, California. He is one of the coordinating editors of the journal Latin American Perspectives and the author of Marxism, Socialism, and Democracy in Latin America (WestviewPress 1992).

Table of Contents


Part 1 The search for political and organizational forms: introduction, Richard L. Harris; Cuban socialism - rectification and the new model of accumulation, James F. Petras and Morris H. Morley; the rectification process revisited - Cuba's defense of traditional Marxism-Leninism, Max Azicri; democracy and socialist Cuba, Sheryl L. Lutjens; bureaucracy versus democracy in contemporary Cuba - an assessment of 30 years of organizational development, Richard L. Harris. Part 2 Whither the Cuban economy?: introduction, Andrew Zimbalist; Cuba's socialist economy at 30 - assessments and prospects, Sergio G. Roca; Cuba in the 1990s - economic reorientation and international reintegration, Archibald R.M. Ritter; beyond basic needs - Cuba's search for stable development in the 1990s, Gareth Jenkins. Part 3 Everyday life in contemporary Cuba - introduction, Carollee Bengelsdorf and Jean Stubbs; the problem of single motherhood in Cuba, Marguerite G. Rosenthal; sexuality and socialism in contemporary Cuba, Lois M. Smith; race, culture, and social change in contemporary Cuba, Gayle L. McGarrity; Cuban political culture - between betrayal and death, Nelson Valdes.

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GOR010295996
Cuba In Transition: Crisis And Transformation by Sandor Halebsky
Sandor Halebsky
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Inc
1992-03-30
244
0813380952
9780813380957
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