1st Edition

Socialist Cuba Past Interpretations And Future Challenges

    268 Pages
    by Routledge

    253 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book examines change within continuity and analyzes stability within revolution. It focuses on uneven rate of development among the political, economic, and social realms of revolutionary life in socialist Cuba; on the implications of the changes unleashed by the Third Party Congress in 1986.

    Preface -- Remembering Carlos -- Political Aspects -- Blaming Itself, Not Himself: Cuba's Political Regime After the Third Party Congress -- Cuba's Foreign Relations in the Late 1980s -- Cuba: The Aging of a Revolution -- Economic Issues -- The Cuban Economy in the 1980s: The Return of Ideology -- Cuba's International Economic Relations in the Late 1980s -- Cuban Hard-Currency Trade and Oil Reexports -- Social Relations -- Age-Structure, Fertility Swings, and Socioeconomic Development in Cuba -- Race Relations in Socialist Cuba -- Cuba: Religion and Revolutionary Institutionalization -- Summary and Conclusions


    Sergio G. Roca