The Cuban Revolution as Socialist Human Development

By: Henry Veltmeyer & Mark Rushton (Authors)

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This book argues that the Cuban Revolution warrants a closer look as a model of socialist human development. A re-reading of the Cuban Revolution from this angle engages unresolved issues in the theory of socialist humanism and the notion of human development popularized by the United Nations Development Programme (i.e., predicted on capitalism). UNDP economists and other agencies of international cooperation for development give a human face to a capitalist development process that is anything but humane. Socialism in Cuba has taken a very different form (socialist human development) than it did elsewhere in the twentieth century. The Cuban Revolution`s unique characteristics enabled it to survive adverse conditions - a `near-perfect storm` - that still threaten its evolution. Printed Pages: 382.

Title: The Cuban Revolution as Socialist Human Development

Author Name: Henry Veltmeyer & Mark Rushton (Authors)

Categories: Sociology, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aakar Books:

ISBN: 9789350024393

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 111751

Keywords: The Cuban Revolution as Socialist Human Development Henry Veltmeyer & Mark Rushton (Authors)