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Title:
Colonial dilemma : critical perspectives on contemporary Puerto Rico
Author:
Meléndez, Edwin.
Publication Information:
Boston, MA : South End Press, [1993]

©1993
Physical Description:
255 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
"All of the essays in this collection have been edited since their first appearance in a special issue of Radical America Vol. 23 No. 1"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Redefining Puerto Rico's political status / Pedro Cabán -- Colonialism, citizenship, and contemporary statehood / Edgardo Meléndez -- U.S. military installations in Puerto Rico : controlling the Caribbean / Humberto García Muñiz -- The national question in Puerto Rico / Juan Manuel Carrión -- Politics and economic reforms in post-war Puerto Rico / Edwin Meléndez -- Export-oriented industrialization and the demands for female labor : Puerto Rican women in the manufacturing sector, 1952-1980 / Palmira N. Ríos -- Puerto Rico's new role in the Caribbean : the high-finance maquiladora strategy / James L. Dietz and Emilio Pantojas-García -- The rescate movement : an alternative way of doing politics / Liliana Cotto -- Puerto Rican feminism at a crossroad : challenges at the turn of the century / Margarita Mergal -- The Puerto Rican labor movement in the 1990s / Carlos Alá Santiago-Rivera -- A community-based approach to educational reform in Puerto Rico / Ana Maria García Blanco and José Javier Colón Morera -- A divided nation : the Puerto Rican diaspora in the United States and the proposed referendum / Angelo Falcón -- Migrants, citizenship, and social pacts / Frank Bonilla -- U.S. solidarity with Puerto Rico : Rockwell Ken, 1937 / Carlos Rodríguez Fraticelli -- The struggle for independence : the long march to the twenty-first century / Wilfredo Mattos Cintrón.
ISBN:
9780896084421

9780896084414
Format :
Book