Cuban Health Care: Utopian Dreams, Fragile Future
“It is refreshing to see a scholarly book that avoids the ideological blinders and binary thinking that have plagued so many other works on this topic. Cuban Health Care: Utopian Dreams, Fragile Future is empirically researched, objective and factual. It incorporates a wide range of sources, including interviews with dissident health care providers and national health data obtained from Cuban government sources.”
— Katherine Hirschfeld, University of Oklahoma
Even after his 1998 arrest in London on human rights charges he still managed to dodge judicial investigations into his record and illicit fortune.
"How does a new democratic government function in a country that has been governed by a military dictatorship for nearly two decades? Where do the remnants of the old regime go? These are just some of the questions addressed in Mary Helen Spooner's gripping new book about Chilean politics following Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship. Spanning more than 20 years following Chile's 1988 plebiscite on whether to extend Pinochet's rule and the country's subsequent elections, Spooner shows us how difficult and uncertain Chile's democratic transition was."
--Tanya Harmer, International Affairs