The Cuban Family: Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship by Rosemarie Skaine | 9780786416776 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Cuban Family: Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship

The Cuban Family: Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship

by Rosemarie Skaine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786416777

ISBN-13: 9780786416776

Pub. Date: 12/12/2003

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

This work explores how relationships of blood, marriage, sex, and residence work in each type of Cuban family, particularly as it is affected by Cuba's struggle to transform its economy. It also examines historical perspectives on the contemporary Cuban family, ethnicity and race, marriage, the extended family, family rights, the emigrating family, United States'

Overview

This work explores how relationships of blood, marriage, sex, and residence work in each type of Cuban family, particularly as it is affected by Cuba's struggle to transform its economy. It also examines historical perspectives on the contemporary Cuban family, ethnicity and race, marriage, the extended family, family rights, the emigrating family, United States' citizenship issues, religion and the Cuban-American family.

Tables list such details as population numbers, age, life expectancy, growth, birth, and death rates, immigration and mortality rates, HIV rates and literacy. The book also includes narratives of childhood memories from pre-revolutionary Cuba to the late 20th century, providing fresh insights into the cultural value attached to the family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786416776
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
12/12/2003
Edition description:
ALT
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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