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Rosemarie Skaine

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

The Cuban Family : Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship
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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
ISBN: 0-7864-1677-7
232pp. tables, charts, appendices, notes, bibliography, index $38.50 softcover 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.
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Ethnic , Government/Politics , History , Multicultural , Scholarly , Social Sciences , Sociology
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