None of the Above: Puerto Ricans in the Global Era / Edition 1by F. Negron-Muntaner, Frances Negrsn-Muntaner
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.
Table of ContentsNATIONALISM 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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