Award Date

1-1-2002

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Anthropology

First Committee Member

William Jankowiak

Number of Pages

68

Abstract

International tourism has played an important role in unintended social changes in socialist countries. These social and cultural changes affect not only the economic, political and cultural genre of the government, but also of its citizens; This thesis asks the question, "Has the re-introduction of international tourism in Cuba diluted and compromised the egalitarian goals of the revolution"? I intend to show that the consequences of Cuba's emerging tourist industry has not only compromised the ideology of the revolution, but has in fact seen a return of a pre-revolution stratified society and parallel economies, one based on the peso and government subsidies the other on the dollar and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Keywords

Cuba; Economies; Industry; Parallel Social; Stratification; Tourist

Controlled Subject

Ethnology; Recreation; Economics

File Format

pdf

File Size

1443.84 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Language

English

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/l5xs-fiby


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