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A book on working in Cuba will be launched on Tuesday

HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 23 (ACN) Let's talk about Work in Cuba. The necessary debate and the future to be built is the title of the book that will be launched on Tuesday in the Center of Psychological and Sociological Research (CIPS), in this capital.

A group of authors proposed to socialize the results of researches carried out on this subject in the country, with the aim of contributing to transform the existing labor reality.

Besides, it tries to promote the debate and to bring out concepts not used before, informed the Cuban News Agency by Tatiana Capote Thorndike, from CIPS Communication Department.

She added that this edition has the collaboration of several institutions and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the largest and oldest of the German political foundations.

The text's coordinators include José Luís Martín Romero, researcher and professor at the universities of Havana and Agraria de La Habana, Fructuoso Rodríguez, the latter in the neighboring province of Mayabeque.

Also the Master of Science, Mirlena Rojas Piedrahita, Assistant Researcher of the Center for Psychological and Sociological Research and head of its Work Study Group.

Among the guests are member institutions of the Cuban Network of Work Studies, professionals from the National Institute of Economic Research, as well as professors and researchers from the Faculties of Psychology and Sociology and History of the University of Havana.

Nearly four decades after its creation, the professionals of the Center of Psychological and Sociological Research continue their social contributions, and the most recent of them constitutes their contribution to prevent the transmission of the new coronavirus.

In the current confrontation to Covid-19, they supported the projects of psychological help to age groups, such as the Whatsapp and Acompáñame Psychogroups, according to their directors.

The services in that sense took place in the Celia Sánchez Manduley Elderly Home, of the Carmelo Popular Council, at the request of the Delegation of the Federation of Cuban Women in the capital municipality of Plaza de la Revolución.

They promoted other similar initiatives together with the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, according to the same source, which recalled the fact that CIPS was founded on October 10, 1983 by Dr. Rosa Elena Simeón, when she was president of the Cuban Academy of Sciences.

As a scientific institution, it is integrated by several working groups that offer systematically structured and oriented knowledge based on research and social transformation of Cuban reality.

One of them is the Department of Socio-religious Studies, besides the groups of Studies on Family, Creativity for Social Transformation, on Youth, Social Structure and Inequalities, Social Work, Learning for Change, Psychosocial and Human.




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