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CUBA

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Transcript of CUBA

CUBA
The Republic of Cuba
The Culture Of
By Matt Ehrhardt
& Cassie Washer
Communication
Communications
Español
Typical phrases
Traditional Spanish
Dinero
¿Qué pasó amigo?
Ir de compras
Compadre
Gafas
Comer
Señora
Carro
Policía
Extranjero
Cuban Spanish
moneda, baro, fula, pasta
¿Qué bola asere?
Chopin
Compay
Espejuelos
Jamar
Mami
Máquina
Monado
Yuma
Indigenous language
Haitian Creole
Loud & Gestures
La Familia Cubana
Nuclear Family
Grandparents
The family code of 1975
Marriage, divorce, marital property relationships, recognition of children, obligations for children’s care and education, adoption, and tutelage
Trabajadores
History
Socialist Economy
Major Products
sugar, nickel, tobacco, fish, medical products, citrus, and coffee
Import Substitution Industrialization
Labor division:
European decent hold professional positions
Afro-cubans hold agricultural/labor positions
Women 37% work force (The Maternity Law)
Pregnancy
Very progressive
Sex education
Freely available contraception
Abortion
Maternity Homes
Pregnancy problems
Maternity Leave
Full paid
6 weeks before
3 months after
60% salary for up to 1 year
Spirituality
Spirituality
Religion not as widespread as other Latin American countries

Catholicism came from Spain
Access for priests & clergy
Catholic
Santería
Persecution up until 1959
1976 improvement in relations with Roman Catholic Church
1992 full religious freedom
Adopted many Mexican catholic traditions
Mix of Catholicism & African folklore
1600 slaves baptized & taught Catholic prayers
Thought of as black magic
Traditions still survive today
Music of Cuba
African rhythm
Spanish guitar
Inspired many other types of music
Music in Cuba
African rthym
Spanish guitar
References:
Coonan, Terry. "Home." Rule of Law and Cuba. Florida State University, 2000. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. <http://ruleoflawandcuba.fsu.edu/>.
Cooper, Richard , Joan Kennelly, and Pedro Ordunez-Garcia. "Health in Cuba." International Journal of Epidemiology. 35.4 (2006): 817-824. Web. 17 Feb. 2014. <http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/4/817.full>.
"Culture and Traditions." Das Cubanische Fremdenverkehrsamt Informiert ::. Cuban Tourist Office, 2009. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. <http://www.cubainfo.de/main-navigation/country-society/culture-and-traditions.html?L=1>.
Hodge, Derrick. "Countries and Their Cultures." Culture of Cuba. JRank, June 2007. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. <http://www.everyculture.com/Cr-Ga/Cuba>.
Purnell, L.D. & Paulanka, B.J. (2012). Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. 4th edition. F.A.Davis.
Renz, Heather. "Cuban Maternity Homes." Cuban Maternity Homes. Midwifery Today, 2002. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. <http://www.midwiferytoday.com/articles/cuban.asp>.
Robinson, B. A. "Santeria: A SyncretisticAfrican/Roman Catholic Religion." SANTERIA, LA REGLA LUCUMI, and LUKUMI. Ontario Consults on Religious Tolerance, 4 Jan. 2009. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. <http://www.religioustolerance.org/santeri.htm>.
habanera, the guaracha, the danzón
the rumba, the bolero, the chachachá
the mambo
(Not like any of you are actually reading these)
Perspective on Death
Santeria
Animal sacrifice & chants
Minimum two day long viewing
open casket
Catholic funeral Mass
Economic status & social position of the dead irrelevant
Common Health Concerns
Common Health Concerns
Common High Risk Health Behaviors
Nutrition
High Prevalence of....

Coronary Heart Disease
Hypertension
Overweight or Obesity
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Depression
HIV risk behaviors
Unprotected sex acts

Drug Use
Alcohol Consumption
Smoking Behaviors
Que Gordo Estas!
Cuban diet
Obesity
Meaning of food
Common Food and Beverages
Staple foods: yams, yucca, malanga, boniato, plantains and grains
Main course:
meat

Holiday Foods
plantains
Desserts:
Rich and very sweet
Custards
Pudding
Beverages:
sugar cane juice
iced coconut milk
milkshakes
Soft drinks
cafe cubano
Health Concerns and Diet
Traditional Meal
Nutritional Deficiencies and Food Limitations
Healthcare Practice and Behaviors
Health-Seeking Beliefs and Behaviors
Family as the primary source of health advice
Boanicas (herbals)
Barriers
economic
language
geographical
Health care system
Responsibily for Health Care
Folk and Traditional Practices
Cultural Responses to Health and Illness
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