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Acosta Ferrales, Clodomira, 6 Affirmative action, 73–74, 84 Afghanistan, 60, 103; democracy and, xvii Agricultural Cooperative (CAI), xi Alarcón, Ricardo, xxvi, xxvii, 42–43, 45, 52, 54, 56, 69–70, 111, 122n53; on Cuban pluralism, 46, 48–49; on European Union relationship with Cuba, xiv; on foreign power in Cuba, 59–60; on gender quotas, 73; on opposition movement, 55; on unity vote, 49–50; on women in government, 79, 105 Alemañy, Nieves, 4–5, 13, 23, 74; on FMC, 27–28 Alliance building, 110–11 Álvarez, Mavis, 7, 16, 20; on ANAP, 32; on gender quotas, 74; INRA and, 29; on leadership in mass organizations, 84 Álvarez, Mayda, 65, 70–71 Álvarez, Miguel, 52 AMNLAE. See Association of Nicaraguan Women ANAP. See Small Farmers Association Anderson, Jon, 6 Argentina, 102; gender quotas in, xvi Asociación de Agricultores Pequeños. See Small Farmers Association Asociación de Mujeres Communicadoras. See Association of Women Communication Workers Asociación de Mujeres Nicaragüenses, Luisa Amanda Espinuza. See Association of Nicaraguan Women Association of Nicaraguan Women (AMNLAE), xi, 35 Association of Small Farmers. See Small Farmers Association Association of the Independent Press of Cuba, 56 Association of Women Communication Workers (Magín), 25–28, 104 Associations Law, 52 Azicri, Max, 39, 41, 60 Baguer, Néstor, 56 Barbarroja. See Piñeiro, Manuel Batista, Fulgencio, xix, 1, 3, 7, 13, 32 Battle of Ideas, 110 Bayard de Volo, Lorraine, 118n31, 125n49 Bay of Pigs, 62 Beijing Platform, 101, 105 Bengelsdorf, Carollee, xviii, 42, 79 Bourque, Susan, xvi Brazil, 102 Bush, George W., 54–55, 104, 106 CAI. See Agricultural Cooperative Campa, Concepción, 81, 84, 110; on feminism, 22–23; on Politburo member, 82–83 Candidate Commission. See National Candidate Commission del Carmen Concepción, María, 81 Carter, Jimmy, 52–54. See also Varela project Carver, Terrell, xviii Cason, James, 55 Castro, Fidel, xiii, 3–5, 8, 13, 18, 24, 41, 61, 79, 82, 98, 105, 118n1; election of, 94; executions and, 58; female combatants supported by, 5; FMC supporting, 56; gender equality commitment of, 13, 23, 34, 63; gender quotas considerations, 74–75; prestige of name, 125n44; Celia Sánchez, relationship with, 4; transition afterward, 103–8, 111–12; as unity vote advocate, 49; Varela project and, 52; on women’s emancipation , xv Castro, Lidia, 5 Index Page numbers in italics refer to figures and tables 138 / Index Castro, Mirta, 5 Castro, Raúl, 4, 81, 82, 98, 111; election of, 94 Catholic Church, 2–3 CCS. See Credit and Service Cooperative CDR. See Neighborhood Committees CEA. See Center for the Study of America CEDAW. See Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women Center for the Study of America (CEA), xi, 51 Central America, xvi, xx, 102; gender equality in, 16; gender and democracy of, 117n4; revolutionary movements in, 9–11; women organizing in, 20–21; women in revolution of, 1 Central Committee, 79, 81, 86, 99 Central de Trebaja dores de Cuba. See Cuban Confederation of Workers Centro de Estudios sobre América. See Center for the Study of America Chile, 102 Clandestine activities, 2 CNC. See National Candidate Commission Código de Familia. See Family Code Collazo, Odilia, 56 Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional, xxvii Comisión Nacional de Condidatura. See National Candidate Commission Comité de Defensa de la Revolución. See Neighborhood Committees Comité de Sufragio Feminino. See Women’s Suffrage Committee Commission for Productive Activities, 44, 90 Commission of Constitutional and Juridical Matters, 52–53 Committee of Scientific Women, 27 Committees in Defense of the Revolution, 29, 30 Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), xii, 24–25, 37, 40, 41, 48, 80, 80–81, 81; First Congress of, 63; gender composition of, 79, 102, 102; Magín meeting with, 28; mass organizations and, 29 Communist Youth Movement. See Union of Communist Youth Congreso Campesino. See Peasant Congress Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), xi, xviii Cooperative Agropecuaria. See Agricultural Cooperative Cooperative de Crédito y Servicio. See Credit and Service Cooperative Council of State, 45–46, 57, 86; gender composition of, 78–79, 79; women on, 78–79 Credit and Service Cooperative (CCS), xi CTC. See Cuban Confederation of Workers Cuba: constitution of, 53; elections in, xvii–xviii, xx; electoral politics and gender equality, 88–99; foreign aggression in, 58–59; gender equality in decision making in, xix–xx; government infiltrating opposition , 56–57; Helms-Burton law and, 58; human...

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ISBN
9780813045566
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9780813030630
MARC Record
OCLC
801844079
Pages
176
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2013-01-01
Language
English
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