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Handbook of contemporary Cuba : economy, politics, civil society, and globalization

Author: Mauricio A Font; Carlos Riobó
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Paradigm Publishers, [2013]
Series: Paradigm handbook.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Broad and up-to-date comprehensive survey of the latest research on Cuba in the fields of economics, politics and human rights.

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Handbook of contemporary Cuba
(DLC) 2013002219
(OCoLC)759916653
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mauricio A Font; Carlos Riobó
ISBN: 9781612052267 1612052266
OCLC Number: 892911454
Language Note: English and Spanish.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 408 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: General introduction / Mauricio A. Font --
Perspective on a changing Cuba / Mauricio A. Font --
Updating Cuba's economic model / Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva --
Cuba's evolving public policies towards small enterprise / Arch Ritter --
New forms of enterprise in Cuba's changing economy / Camila Piñeiro Harnecker --
Foreign exchange constraints : crisis, adjustment, and gradual exit / Pavel Vidal Alejandro --
Sector agropecuario y lineamientos / Armando Nova González --
Cuba's agricultural transformations : moving towards market socialism? / Mario A. González-Corzo --
Tourism in Cuba barriers to economic growth and development / Hilary Becker --
Cuba's socialist economy from distorted tertiarization to market-compatible reforms / Alberto Gabriele --
Forecasting Cuba's economy : two years, five years, and 20 years / Emily Morris --
Cuba : institutional challenges for a heterodox reform / Carlos Alzugaray and Armando Chaguaceda --
The politics of culture in Cuba / Yvon Grenier --
Expansion of the religious media in contemporary Cuba / Margaret Crahan --
Indirect confrontation : the evolution of the political strategy of the Cuban Catholic Church / Robert Portada --
Race in Cuban society today : the letter and spirit / Miguel Barnet --
Sparks of civil society in Cuba : Afro-Cuban cultural production, artistic interventions, and the struggle for a new public sphere / Zoya Kocur --
Clase versus raza en Cuba : la cuestión racial y el alzamiento del Partido Independiente de Color bajo la perspectiva anarquista (1902-1913) / Amparo Sánchez Cobos --
Cuban freemasons in the development of civil society and political opening / Jorge Luis Romeu --
Cuba's reintegration into a changing world / Mauricio A. Font --
Globalization and the socialist multinational : Cuba at the intersection of business and human rights / Larry Catá Backer --
La posición común de la Unión Europea respecto a Cuba : una reflexión crítica / José Chofre-Sirvent and Carmen Antón-Guardiola --
North Americans in Cuba in the 1960s / David Strug --
Reinventing guantánamo : Cuba-US biofuel production capability / J.R. Paron and Maria Aristigueta --
Conclusion / Mauricio A. Font.
Series Title: Paradigm handbook.
Responsibility: edited by Mauricio A. Font and Carlos Riobó.

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