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Cuba after Castro [electronic resource] : legacies, challenges, and impediments /
Edward Gonzalez, Kevin F. McCarthy.
Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp. prepared for the National Defense Research Institute, 2004.
xxv, 126 p. ; 23 cm.
0833035355 (pbk.)
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Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp. prepared for the National Defense Research Institute, 2004.
0833035355 (pbk.)
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contents note
Introduction -- Political legacies, social challenges. -- Castro's political legacies : Caudilloism and totalitarianism -- Cuba's disaffected youth -- Cuba's racial divide -- The structural challenges ahead. -- Cuba's changing demographic structure -- The institutional legacy of a centralized economy -- The need for industrial restructuring.
general note
"MG-111-RC"--P. 4 of cover.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-126).
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Bowker Data Service Summary
'Cuba After Castro' considers the likely legacy of Castro's rule, now in its fifth decade. The authors discuss the political, social & economic challenges that confront Cuba & offer a briefing on the present social & economic conditions of the country.
Main Description
Examines the sociopolitical legacy and economic challenges that will face a post-Castro goverment and the Cuban people themselves in the era after Castro.
Unpaid Annotation
As Cuba nears the end of the Castro era, several key questions emerge. How will the legacy of Fidel Castro's four-decade rule affect a post-Castro Cuba? What political, social, and economic challenges will Cuba need to confront? The authors examine the sociopolitical legacy and economic challenges that the successor government will face-including the role of Cuba's youth, the growing racial divide, the aging population, and the weak economy and industrial sector. They review the policy implications for the United States and suggest alternatives that may help foster a stable, prosperous, democratic Cuba.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. iii
The Rand Corporation Quality Assurance Processp. v
Executive Summaryp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xxv
Introductionp. 1
Political Legacies, Social Challengesp. 3
Castro's Political Legacies: Caudilloism and Totalitarianismp. 5
Cuba's Disaffected Youthp. 33
Cuba's Racial Dividep. 47
The Structural Challenges Aheadp. 67
Cuba's Changing Demographic Structurep. 71
The Institutional Legacy of a Centralized Economyp. 83
The Need for Industrial Restructuringp. 95
Conclusionp. 105
Bibliographyp. 121
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