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About the Author

Jorge I. Dominguezis Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs and Director of the <>Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One: Prerevolutionary Cuba

Governing through PluralizatIon, 1902-1933

The Political Impact of Imperialism
Imperalism and a Pluralized Economy
Government Authority
The Purposes of Government
The Political Party System
Cleavages outside the Party System


Governing through Regulation and Distribution, 1933-1958

The Retreat of Empire and the Rise of Hegemony
Hegemony and the Economy
Social Mobilization
Economic Growth and Social Welfare
Government Authority
The Weight of Government
The Purposes of Government
Political Cleavages and Parties


The Breakdown of the Political System

The Problem of Political Illegitimacy
The Politics of Breakdown

Part Two: Revolutionary Cuba: Governing through Centralization

International Influences, Society, and the Economy

Hegemony and Revolutionary Politics
Social Mobilization through Education
The Economy and Social Welfare


Establishing a New Government

Government Authority and the Centralization of Power
Structuring Revolutionary Politics
The Formation of the Communist Party
Social Bases and Political Purposes
Social Effects of Redistribution
Bureaucratization and Social Change
The Constitution of 1976 and the Formalization of the State
The Law and the Courts


Mass Political Participation

The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution
The Cuban Women's Federation
The Cuban Labor Confederation
Youth Organizations
The Political Impact of Popular Participation in Government
Elections and Electoral Procedures
Political Mobilization
Measuring the Public Mood


The Communist Party

The Ruling Elite
Party Membership
The Communist Youth Union
Functions of the Communist Party
Internal Party Structure
Party Schools
The Party's Claim to Rule


The Civic Soldier

The Military Mission of the Armed Forces
The Socioeconomic Mission of the Armed Forces
The Political Mission of the Armed Forces

Part Three: Political Processes and Change

Setting Public Policy

Setting Economic Policy
Setting Intellectual and Scientific Policy
Policymaking and Social Institutions
Legislation and Legislative Processes
Planning for the Nation


Agrarian Conflict and Peasant Politics

Agrarian Conflict before the Revolutlon
Revolution Revo&iffonary Rule, and Agrarian Conflict
The National Association of Small Peasants


Political Culture

Political Participation Cooperation and Individualism
Explaining Continuity and Change after the Revolution
Change among Students in the Early 1960s
National Integration
Forming the New Socialist Citizen
Women and the Revolution
Social Stress and Revolutionory Change

Appendixes

The Impact of International Economic Factors on Internal Affairs: Three Perspectives
Changes in the Height of Cubans
Racial Inequality in Public Health
Textual Changes in the Draft Constitution of 1976 and the Draft Family Code
Members of the People's Socialist Party in the Communist Party's Central Committee
Cooperation among Cuban Scientists

Notes
Bibliography
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674179257
Author:
Dominguez, Jorge I.
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Author:
Doma-Nguez, Jorge I.
Author:
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Author:
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Author:
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Author:
Dominguez, Jorge
Author:
nguez, Jorge I.
Author:
Jorge I. Dom
Author:
Dominguez, Jorge I.
Author:
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Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
General
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Practical Politics
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Cuba
Subject:
Cuba Social conditions.
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Political Process - General
Subject:
Cuba Economic conditions.
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
History-Latin America - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 630-666.
Series:
Belknap Press
Series Volume:
no 7
Publication Date:
November 1978
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
maps
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 36 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Geography » General
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
History and Social Science » World History » General

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