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By Anita Casavantes Bradford

on account that 1959, the Cuban progressive executive has proudly proclaimed that "the revolution is for the children." Many Cuban american citizens reject this declare, saying that they selected exile within the usa to guard their childrens from the evils of "Castro-communism." Anita Casavantes Bradford's research of the pivotal years among the Revolution's triumph and the 1962 Missile trouble uncovers how and while young children have been first pressed into political provider by way of ideologically adversarial Cuban groups on each side of the Florida Straits.

Casavantes Bradford argues that, in Havana, the Castro govt deployed a morally charged "politics of formative years" to guide a nationalist and reformist revolution towards socialism. whilst, Miami exile leaders placed youngsters on the middle of efforts to mobilize competition to Castro's regime and to hyperlink the future health of Cuban refugees to U.S. chilly battle overseas coverage targets. Casavantes Bradford concludes that the 1999 Elian Gonzalez custody conflict used to be the main infamous fresh manifestation of the continued fight to outline and keep an eye on Cuban adolescence, revealing the continual centrality of youngsters to Cuban politics and nationwide identity.

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