Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Raul Castro and the New Cuba: A Close-Up View of Change” as Want to Read:
Raul Castro and the New Cuba: A Close-Up View of Change
"This work includes expert analysis and narrative accounts from current Cuban citizens to explore economic, political, legal, and social changes occurring in Cuba under Raul Castro's presidency. Issues discussed include how Cubans are facing the challenges of an economy emerging into a market-driven reality, how the one-party system can endure, and what the future may hold ...more
Paperback, 241 pages
Published September 13th 2011 by McFarland & Company
(first published January 1st 2011)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Harlan Abrahams and Arturo Lopez-Levy worked together to illustrate the changes that are slowly taking place in Cuba now that Raul Castro is assuming the leadership of the country. They point out that Raul does not have the charisma that Fidel had and he may have to struggle to implement some of the desired changes in order to make the country’s failing economy, political structure, and laws work. They also insist that these necessary changes need to be implemented gradually, so as not to create ...more