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The Sex of Nations. An Interview with Abel Sierra Madero

Abel Sierra Madero

In Cuba, the New Man emerges as a central aspect of the new ideological framework developed to re-structure society, and it served a process of “revolutionary”social engineering. It embodied both a model of traditional masculinity and a political ideology grounded in the theory of the revolution and the “construction of socialism” in the Eastern bloc.Te discourses on the “authentically revolutionary” and “being a real man” were key in the production of a new communist subjectivity.o the question of the relationship between the New Man and governance, this was not a concept inserted in a modernizing project ...

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