Table of Contents Figures and Tables Notes on Contributors Introduction: Updating the Cuban Model 1 Building Alternatives Beyond Capital Julio C. Gambina and Gabriela Roffinelli 2 The Social and Solidarity Economy in Latin America Henry Veltmeyer 3 New Co-operativism in Latin America: Implications for Cuba Marcelo Vieta 4 The New Guidelines: Economic Changes and Its Political and Social Impact Olga Fernandez Rios 5 Co-operatives in Socialist Construction Cliff DuRand 6 Co-operativism in Cuba Prior to 2012 Grizel Donestevez Sanchez 7 Agricultural Production Co-operatives in Cuba: Toward Sustainability Frederick S. Royce 8 Cuba's Co-operative Sector and the Project of Deep Reforms Al Campbell 9 Co-operatives in Cuba's New Socio-economic Model: What Has been Done and What Could be Done? Camila Pineiro Harnecker 10 The Role of Co-operatives in Transforming Cuba's Economy Sonja Novkovic 11 Supporting Co-operative Development in Cuba: Getting the Local Institutions Right Milford Bateman, Dayrelis Ojeda Suris and Dean Sinkovic Conclusion Index
Sonja Novkovic, PhD (1993), is Professor of
Economics at Saint Mary's University (Halifax, Canada) and teaches
in the Co-operative Management Education (CME) program. Recent
publications include Co-operatives in a Post-growth Era:
Creating Co-operative Economics (ZED Books, 2014).
Henry Veltmeyer, PhD (1976), McMaster University, is Professor of Development Studies at Autonomous University of Zacatecas (Mexico) and Professor Emeritus in International Development Studies at Saint Mary's University (Halifax, Canada). He has authored and edited over 40 books on issues of Latin American development.