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$109.50 • £87.95 • €98.50

ISBN 9780674179257

Publication Date: 11/20/1978


704 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches


Belknap Press


    • 1. Introduction
  • I. Prerevolutionary Cuba
    • 2. 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
    • 3. 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
    • 4. The Breakdown of the Political System
      • The Problem of Political Illegitimacy
      • The Politics of Breakdown
  • II. Revolutionary Cuba: Governing through Centralization
    • 5. International Influences, Society, and the Economy
      • Hegemony and Revolutionary Politics
      • Social Mobilization through Education
      • The Economy and Social Welfare
    • 6. 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
    • 7. 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
    • 8. 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
    • 9. The Civic Soldier
      • The Military Mission of the Armed Forces
      • The Socioeconomic Mission of the Armed Forces
      • The Political Mission of the Armed Forces
  • III. Political Processes and Change
    • 10. Setting Public Policy
      • Setting Economic Policy
      • Setting Intellectual and Scientific Policy
      • Policymaking and Social Institutions
      • Legislation and Legislative Processes
      • Planning for the Nation
    • 11. Agrarian Conflict and Peasant Politics
      • Agrarian Conflict before the Revolutlon
      • Revolution, Revolutionary Rule, and Agrarian Conflict
      • The National Association of Small Peasants
    • 12. 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

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