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Cuban Studies 44 Alejandro de la Fuente

Cuban Studies 44

Alejandro de la Fuente

Published
ISBN : 9780822944478
Hardcover
392 pages
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Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section.Cuban Studies 44 features a dossier on the Cuban economy that covers economic problems andMoreCuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section.Cuban Studies 44 features a dossier on the Cuban economy that covers economic problems and causation since 2010 and their possible remedy- tax reform from 2010 to 2014- the reconfiguration of social and economic actors since 2011 and the prospects of a market economy- the functioning of state-owned companies within current restructuring policies- and changes in Cuba’s trade deficit since 2009. Other topics include the consequences of the “Special Period” and the de/reconstruction of the “New Socialist Man”- public health care policies in the post-Soviet era- the Wallace Stevens poem “Academic Discourse at Havana”- U.S. General Fitzhugh Lee’s role in Cuban independence- José Martí’s death as a myth of the Cuban nation-building project- “Operation Pedro Pan” and the framing of childhood memories in the Cuban American community- and the social and political control of nonconformists in 1960s Cuba.