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Author Lambie, George
Title The Cuban Revolution in the 21st Century
Imprint London : Pluto Press, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (320 pages)
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. Globalisation: Understanding the Rationale for an Alternative -- The Background to Globalisation: from Capitalism 'Controlled' to Capitalism Unleashed -- The Breakdown of Keynesianism and the Rise of Neo-Liberalism -- The Global Era -- Summary and the Cuban Context -- 2. Western Liberal Democracy: Definitions, Ideology and Alternatives -- Democracy: the Cuban Context -- The Historical Roots of Democracy -- The Ideologies of Democracy -- 3. The Cuban Revolution: Building a Participatory Democratic Process -- Background to the Insurrection and the Beginnings of the Revolution -- Revolutionaries and Communists -- Crossing the Cold War Divide -- Charting a Separate Socialist Path -- Experiments in Participatory Democracy -- From Idealism to Socialist Orthodoxy -- People's Power? -- 4. The Revolution in Crisis -- The Collapse of the Soviet Bloc: a Lone Struggle in a Hostile World -- Maintaining Socialism and Participation in the Midst of Capitalist Encroachment -- Cuba's Revolutionary Malaise: Seeking Solutions -- 5. Defending Cuban Socialism Against Global Capitalism: Internal Dynamics and External Opportunities -- Fidel Castro Retires: the End of an Era? -- Integrating the Ideals of the Revolution with a Wider Counter-Hegemonic Process -- Cuba: the Options -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
An examination of Cuba's government, judging its performance against the goals of socialism. Shows the increasing relevance of the Cuban example
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lambie, George The Cuban Revolution in the 21st Century London : Pluto Press,c2010 9780745330112
Subject Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1990-;Cuba -- History -- Revolution, 1959
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