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The state, bureaucracy, and the Cuban schools : power and participation

Author: Sheryl Lutjens
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996.
Series: Latin American perspectives series, no. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the mid-1980s Cuba began a process of rectificacion - a reform process that has bucked the trends of economic and political liberalization that are reshaping the global order. Sustaining an official commitment to socialism in the face of economic crisis and international pressures, Cuba's survival seems puzzling indeed. Sheryl Lutjens uses the Cuban experience as a context for investigating the problematic of
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Lutjens, Sheryl.
State, bureaucracy, and the Cuban schools.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605026771
Online version:
Lutjens, Sheryl.
State, bureaucracy, and the Cuban schools.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605985336
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryl Lutjens
ISBN: 0813382416 9780813382418
OCLC Number: 34618117
Description: xiii, 239 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Bureaucratic Domination, Democratic Possibilities, and the Cuban Case --
2. The Socialist State and the Politics of Efficiency --
3. The Ministry of Education and Cuban Politics: Accountability and Poder Popular --
4. Technical Experts and Ordinary People: Centralization and Decision Making --
5. Community Participation in Cuban Schools: Power and Accountability --
6. Rectification, Education, and Participation --
7. Democratic Participation: Concluding with Cuba.
Series Title: Latin American perspectives series, no. 17.
Responsibility: Sheryl L. Lutjens.

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Using the Cuban experience to investigate the problematic of democracy and democratic change, this book examines questions of bureaucracy and participation through an investigation of Cuban schools.  Read more...

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