Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion

Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion

by Arnold August

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848138667
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 01/22/2013
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 361,718
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Arnold August is an author, journalist and lecturer living in Montreal. He is the author of Democracy in Cuba and the 1997-98 Elections (editorial José Martí). He has also contributed a chapter entitled 'Socialism and elections' for the volume Cuban Socialism in a New Century: Adversity, Survival and Renewal (University Press of Florida).
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Table of Contents

Preface

Part 1: Clearing the Cobwebs Around Democracy
1. Democracy and U.S.-Centrism
2. Democracy in the U.S.
3. Exploring Democracies in Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador

Part 2: Cuba: Constitutions, Elections and New States (1868-1976)
4. Participation in Constitutions, Elections and a New State (1868-1952)
5. Democracy, Elections and the New State
6. The 2011-12 Communist Party Congress and Conference: Democratization and the Press

Part 3: Contemporary Cuba: The Test for Democratization
6. The 2011-12 Communist Party Congress and Conference: Democratization and the Press
7. Elections in Contemporary Cuba
8. The ANPP and the Municipality: Functioning Between Elections

The Future of Democratization: Facing the Tests

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