None of the Above: Puerto Ricans in the Global Era / Edition 1

None of the Above: Puerto Ricans in the Global Era / Edition 1

by F. Negron-Muntaner, Frances Negrsn-Muntaner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403962456

ISBN-13: 9781403962454

Pub. Date: 03/13/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This volume sets out current debates about Puerto Rico. The title simultaneously refers to the results of a non-binding 1998 plebiscite held in San Juan to determine Puerto Rico's political status, the ambiguities that have historically characterized its political agency, and the complexities of its ethnic, national, and cultural identifications.

Overview

This volume sets out current debates about Puerto Rico. The title simultaneously refers to the results of a non-binding 1998 plebiscite held in San Juan to determine Puerto Rico's political status, the ambiguities that have historically characterized its political agency, and the complexities of its ethnic, national, and cultural identifications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403962454
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
03/13/2008
Series:
New Directions in Latino American Cultures Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

NATIONALISM WITHOUT A NATION-STATE The Absent State; F.Picó Nation, Migration, Identity; J.Duany Sailing the USS Titanic: Puerto Rico's Unique Insertion into Contemporary Globalization Trends; J.Benson National Consensus and the 'Good Feelings' Era; C.Pabón None of the Above Means More of the Same: The Elusive Quest for Puerto Rican Self-Determination; C.Burnett THE SPECTACLE OF POLITICS AND THE POLITICS OF SPECTACLE Entertainment Tonight! Puerto Rican Media and the Privatization of Politics; S.Alvarez Curbelo Vieques: Protest as a Consensual Spectacle; J.Duchesne Racializing the Puerto Rican Day Parade: Recent Media Representations of U.S. Puerto Ricans in Public Space; F.Aparicio Cultural Nationalism: Roots That Kill or Roots That Give Life?; R.Rivera Imagining Puerto Rican Queer Citizenship: Frances Negrón-Muntaner's Brincando el charco; A.Sandoval NO BORDERS On U.S. Latinos; J.Flores Salsa, Bodies, and Brass; J.Quiroga Getting F**ked in Puerto Rico; J.M.Rodríguez "Los Lenguajes Vacilantes": On the Translatability of Bilingual Narratives in Latino Writing; Y.Martínez No Standards: Spanish, Puerto Rican Style; G.Prosper

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