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Cuban economic policy and ideology

Sergio Roca

Cuban economic policy and ideology

the ten million ton sugar harvest

by Sergio Roca

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Sugar trade -- Cuba.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Cuba.,
    • Cuba -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: 68-70.

      StatementSergio Roca.
      SeriesSage professional papers in international studies ; ser. no. 02-044
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9114.C89 R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 p. ;
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5189093M
      ISBN 100803906234
      LC Control Number75009036

      With official economic growth a meager percent in the first six months of the year, a sugar harvest of just over one million tons — one of the worst in Cuban history, a growing trade deficit.   Journalist T. J. English, for example — the author of an earlier book on the Westies, Manhattan’s Hells Kitchen’s gang — claims in his book, Havana Nocturne: How the Mob owned Cuba and then Lost it to the Revolution, that the mob “had infiltrated a sovereign nation and taken control of financial institutions and the levers of.

      In his book Russia: From Real Socialism to Real Capitalism (), Cuban historian Ariel Dacal argued that “the great merit of this policy, albeit contradictory,” was as “an alternative for development against capitalism” in non-developed countries. Such views are echoed by sections of the left internationally.   On Ma , U.S. Pres. Barack Obama arrived in Cuba, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to do so since the Cuban revolution in His visit was the culmination of efforts from both countries to bridge the divides that separated the two .

      Under the rule of Fidel Castro, the nation of Cuba underwent significant economic, political, and social changes. In the Cuban Revolution, Castro and an associated group of revolutionaries toppled the ruling government of Fulgencio Batista, forcing Batista out of power on 1 January Castro, who had already been an important figure in Cuban society, went on to serve as Prime Minister from.   Fidel Castro, the Communist Dictator of Cuba, has died at the age of There have been those, over the decades, who have held him up as some paragon of a .


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Cuban economic policy and ideology. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Sage Publications, © (OCoLC) “A unique and indispensable introduction into the economic thinking and analyses of thirteen Cuban economists committed to the successful continuation (albeit with needed modification) of the Cuban project in process since ”—Sinan Koont, author of Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba.

Most scholarship on the Cuban economy is provided by analysts looking from the outside in. Cuban Format: Hardcover. The Cuban economy has been transformed over the course of the last decade, and these changes are now likely to accelerate. In this edited volume, prominent Cuban economists and sociologists present a clear analysis of Cuba’s economic and social circumstances and suggest steps for Cuba to reactivate economic growth and improve the welfare of its citizens.

Cuban economic policy and ideology: the ten million ton sugar harvest. Beverly Hills, Calif: Sage Publications. MLA Citation. Roca, Sergio. Cuban economic policy and ideology: the ten million ton sugar harvest / Sergio Roca Sage Publications Beverly.

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It identifies the specificities of Cuban ideology in terms of the relationship between politics and national identity, Cuba’s counterhegemonic position in world politics and the demands placed Author: Rosi Smith.

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Thus, by examining the evolution of Cuban social policy, we can uncover the direction and options for change in society based on this model. Castro’s Cuba: Politics and Ideology. The Problem of Democracy in Cuba: Between Vision and Reality Carollee Bengelsdorf ISBN (paper) Oxford University Press, S.

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The publication was listed by Times Literary Supplement as one of the most influential non-fiction books in the second half of the 20th century. While there were other “end of [ ].

A corollary to such hypothesis is that evaluations of Cuba’s economic performance and its government policy goals fromor over any particular period since then, should take into account that such policies were guided by an objective function where economic variables carried much less weight than they generally do in other societies.

What we’ve learned today is that the people of Cuba are poor because of awful economic policy. Other nations (most of which started in worse shape) have become much richer. Perfect policy would be great, but even decent policy creates enough “breathing room” for more prosperity.

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It examines how black Cubans have indeed embraced the dominant nationalist ideology that eschews racial affirmation, but also continue to create spaces for black consciousness that challenge this ideology.Educational Policy in Socialist Cuba: the Lessons of Forty Years of Reform By Sheryl Lutjens [The following article appeared early in year in Spanish translation in the book Cuba: Construyendo Futuro, published by the Spanish Foundation for Marxist Research.] Besides the closer relationship of economic and educational policy and the.