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Cuba Futures Series


Handbook of Contemporary Cuba: Economy, Politics, Civil Society, and Globalization
Edited by: Mauricio A. Font and Carlos Riobó

Cuban studies is a highly dynamic field shaped by the country's distinctive political and economic circumstances. The Handbook of Contemporary Cuba is an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment offering the latest research available from a broad array of disciplines and perspectives. The Handbook offers contributions from leading scholars from the United States, Cuba, Europe, and other world regions. The Handbook's general introduction and its section introductions survey the key literature in the field in relation to rapidly changing events on the island and in global political and economic affairs. This volume addresses timely development on civil society, including human rights. The Handbook presents economic models and forecasts as well as analyses of the recent, pivotal Sixth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba. For students, scholars, and experts in government, the Handbook of Contemporary Cuba is vital to any collection on Latin American studies or global politics.

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Mauricio A. Font is Director of the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies and Professor of sociology at The Graduate Center and Queens College, City University of New York.

Carlos Riobó is Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultures and departmental Chairman at The City College of New York, and Cuba Project Fellow of the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies at CUNY.