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A Changing Cuba in a Changing World

A Changing Cuba in a Changing World
Bildner Center, 2008
Mauricio Font, ed.
with the assistance of John Arias and Jackie Slater

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Front Matter

Introduction

Part I: IDEAS, IDEOLOGY AND POLITICS

Ideology and Power in the Cuban State – Stephen Wilkinson

Epistemic Organic Intellectuals – Anthony P. Maingot

Cuba and Castro: Beyond the “Battle of Ideas” – Mauricio A. Font

Batalla de Ideas: Old Ideology in New Clothes? – Antoni Kapcia

What the Cuban Revolution Means to Older Cubans – David L. Strug

Symbolic Emancipation in Authoritarian Cuba – Marie Laure Geoffray

How Revolutions Justify Themselves – Enrique S. Pumar

Bound to Outlast? Education for Socialism – Salomon Berman

FAR from Perfect: The Military and Corporatism – Brenden M. Carbonell

After Fidel: Mechanisms of Regime Change – Andreas Pickel

The US Strategy for Transition in Cuba – Gary H. Maybarduk

Part II: CUBA AND THE WORLD

Cuba and the US in a sandbox: Cuban Funny Papers – Sara E. Cooper

EU-Cuba Relations – Denis Baresch

Cuba’s Medical Diplomacy – Julie M. Feinsilver

Rethinking Socialism in Today’s Latin America – Ted Goertzel

A Contribution to the Assessment of a Changing Cuba – Claudia Kaiser-Lenoir

Part III: ECONOMICS

Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourist Development – Hilary Becker

Cuba’s New Export Commodity: A Framework – Orlando Perez and Angela T. Haddad, with assistance of Frank Klackle

Dollarization, Distortion, and the Transformation of Work – Emma Phillips

Cuban Remittance Agencies in the U.S.: A Survey – Mario A. Gonzalez Corzo and Scott Larson

Part IV: HISTORY, CULTURE AND RACE

State Agenda and Race – Alejandro Campos-Garcia

Benjamin no llegó a la Habana – Rafael Rojas

Fernando Ortiz: Pensamiento y acción – Judith Salermo Izquierdo

Japanese and Okinawan Cubans – Ryan Masaaki Yokota

Eduardo Chibás: Incorrigible Man of Cuban Politics – Ilan Ehrlich

La Biblioteca Nacional, Culture and Politics – Carlos Riobó

Independent Medical Juntas in Colonial Cuba, 1820-1843 – Marianne Samayoa

Part V: LITERATURE, CINEMA AND ARTS

Globalization in the Contemporary Cuban Art World – Natania Remba

Cuba’s Globalized Art World and Evolving Art Market – Darrel Couturier

Reinaldo Arenas: The Sexual Politics of a Queer Activist – Rafael Ocasio

El cine cubano sale de viaje – Alfredo A. Fernandez

“Porno para Ricardo: Rock, Analchy and Transition” – Laura García Freyre

Staging the Revolution: Cuba’s Theatrical Perspectives – Yael Prizant

‘Los Novísimos’ and Cultural Institutions – Lauren E. Shaw

Appendix: The Conference Cuba Project

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