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Desarrollo de la Educación en Cuba después del año 1959


  • González González, José Pedro
  • Reyes Velázquez, Raúl


The educational revolution since 1959, with the abolition of the Batista dictatorship, left the Literacy Campaign, which allowed a quantitative and qualitative change stressed today that the Cuban nation by the level of this specialists in various science aspects. Today is currently running the third educational revolution that has as main objective to develop a battle of ideas for all Cuban people reach a general and comprehensive. Educational transformations transcend Cuban society through its institutions and organizations which, through specific routes, working for an educational purpose: The national unity around a model of society that Cubans have been proposed to build. This is a complex process, which systematizes the rich experience of 50 years of revolution in education and, in turn, is a creative synthesis of the Cuban tradition of education, carried qualitatively higher levels.

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  • González González, José Pedro & Reyes Velázquez, Raúl, 2009. "Desarrollo de la Educación en Cuba después del año 1959," Entelequia. Revista Interdisciplinar, Entelequia y Grupo (Universidad de Málaga), issue 10, pages 87-107, Fall.
  • Handle: RePEc:erv:ancoec:y:2009:i:10:p:87-107

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    Education; Revolution; Law; Educational development;

    JEL classification:

    • H52 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Education
    • H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
    • N36 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • P36 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions - - - Consumer Economics; Health; Education and Training; Welfare, Income, Wealth, and Poverty


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