Negrón-Muntaner, Frances

None of the Above: Puerto Ricans in the Global Era

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Frances Negrón-Muntaner

Part I. The Politics of Ambiguity

2. The Absent State
Fernando Picó

3. Sailing on the USS Titanic: Puerto Rico’s Unique Insertion to Global Economic Trends
Jaime Benson Arias

4. Space out of Place: Consumer Culture in Puerto Rico
Laura L. Ortiz-Negrón

5. Nation and Migration: Rethinking Puerto Rican Identity in a Transnational Context
Jorge Duany

6. The Political Status of Puerto Rico: A Nonsense Dilemma
Carlos Pabón

7. “None of the Above” Means More of the Same: Why Solving Puerto Rico’s Status Problem Matters
Christina Duffy Burnett

Part II. Politics as Spectacle and the Spectacle of Politics

8. Vieques: Protest as a Consensual Spectacle
Juan Duchesne Winter

9. Entertainment Tonight! Puerto Rican Media and the Privatization of Politics
Silvia Alvarez-Curbelo

10. Beauty Salons: Consumption and the Production of the Self
María Isabel Quiñones Arocho

11. Getting F****d in Puerto Rico: Metaphoric Provocations and Queer Activist Interventions
Juana María Rodríguez

12. Imagining Puerto Rican Queer Citizenship: Frances Negrón-Muntaner’s Brincando el charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican
Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez

13. Exposed Bodies: Media and U.S. Puerto Ricans in Public Space
Frances R. Aparicio

Part III. Boricua Borderlines

14. Transing the Standard: The Case of Puerto Rican Spanish
Gloria D. Prosper-Sáncbez

15. Boricua (Between) Borders: On the Possibility of Translating Bilingual Narratives
Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel

16. The Diaspora Strikes Back: Nation and Location
Juan Flores

17. Will the “Real” Puerto Rican Culture Please Stand Up? Thoughts on Cultural Nationalism
Raquel Z. Rivera

18. Salsa, Bad Boys, and Brass
José Quiroga

19. [a. k. a.: The Sex/Salsa/Identity Show]
Félix Jiménez

Part IV. Coda

20. Living La Vida Global: The Case of Jose Padilla/Abdullah Al Muhajir
Frances Negrín-Muntaner

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Latin American Culture, Latin American Politics, Ethnicity Studies, International Relations, Social Structure, Social Inequality

Publication year
New Directions in Latino American Cultures
Page amount
294 pages
Art, Art History
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