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Raúl Castro and the new Cuba : a close-up view of change

Author: Harlan Abrahams; Arturo Lopez-Levy
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work includes expert analysis and narrative accounts from current Cuban citizens to explore economic, political, legal, and social changes occurring in Cuba under Raúl Castro's presidency. Issues discussed include how Cubans are facing the challenges of an economy emerging into a market-driven reality, how the one-party system can endure, and what the future may hold"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)791620284
(NO-TrBIB)120711230
Named Person: Raúl Castro; Raúl Castro Ruz; Raúl Castro
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harlan Abrahams; Arturo Lopez-Levy
ISBN: 9780786465279 0786465271
OCLC Number: 732960113
Description: vii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Two New Presidents --
Arturo and Raúl --
Pedro, Carlos and Raúl --
Raúl and Rody --
pt. 2. The New Cuba --
The Economy in the New Cuba --
Politics in the New Cuba --
The Rule of Law in the New Cuba --
pt. 3. The Future of Cuba --
Silly Fantasies --
A Detour to Russia? --
The Chinese Model, Europe and Brazil --
pt. 4. The New Convergence --
Making Space --
Fits and Starts --
The Path to Reform.
Responsibility: Harlan Abrahams and Arturo Lopez-Levy.

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"This work includes expert analysis and narrative accounts from current Cuban citizens to explore economic, political, legal, and social changes occurring in Cuba under Raúl Castro's presidency. Issues discussed include how Cubans are facing the challenges of an economy emerging into a market-driven reality, how the one-party system can endure, and what the future may hold"--Provided by publisher.

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