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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Frances Negrón-Muntaner Duke University Press 2000 4. Negron 4/24/00 11:23 AM Page 83 Feeling Pretty WEST SIDE STORY AND PUERTO RICAN IDENTITY DISCOURSES...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman This essay examines the sonic archive of tape recording artist Tony Schwartz, in particular his 1955 Folkways album Nueva York: A Tape Documentary of Puerto Rican New Yorkers . Working from assumptions located in sound studies, I argue that Schwartz's recordings are...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): np.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: Wal-Mart and the Making of Christian Free Enterprise is forth- coming from Harvard University Press. Frances Negrón-Muntaner is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, and scholar. She is the author of Boricua Pop: Puerto Ricans and the Latiniza- tion of American Culture (NYU Press), a 2004 Choice...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): np.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Science, and U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico (University of California Press). Her work focuses on reproduction, race, and imperialism, and she has published on science fiction, forced sterilization, and hysteria. Her research interests include eugenics, reproductive technology, and transnational and...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Department of Women’s Studies at the Uni- versity of Arizona and the author of Reproducing Empire: Race, Sex, Science and U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico (University of California Press). She is currently working on a history of transnational and transracial adoption and is coediting a volume with...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... work, including African Americans, Jamaicans, Haitians, Puerto Ricans and Mexicans. With this turnover in New York’s farm workforce, some farmworkers have left agricultural employment and settled in the state’s communities...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 219–233.
Published: 01 December 2005
... queen’s, the viewer’s), forced to squirm under the camera’s gaze and be painfully vulnerable, belongs not to a white gay man like Warhol but to a Puerto Rican drag queen. In this excruciating screen test, the drag queen consents...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... different realms of experience: black versus Latino. It also facilitates the perception that cultural heritage somehow shielded them from the full brunt of Jim Crow racism. Miñoso, and the black Latinos who followed him, together attest to how this perception was and remains misguided. Puerto...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
... & Tomorrow”; remarks on the topic of gay shame by the conference’s organizers, David of labor resulted Halperin and Valerie Traub; and a discussion with Douglas Crimp about his reading of the Warhol film. Mario Montez, a Puerto Rican drag queen...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 57–84.
Published: 01 September 2007
... assist us in solving the mystery. Electronic messages were sent to Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Back came verifiable facts, together: Cuban speculation, myths, innuendo, and a sense that the answer that we were searching for was widely known, even if never written down or...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... topics of popular reading for a public curi- ous to learn about the islands of Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guam, Hawai‘i, and the archipelago known as the Philippine Islands. To satisfy that curiosity, dozens of illustrated travel books were...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
... accounts. A Puerto Rican informant told me that while he initially did not see himself implicated in the imagined terrorist havens supposedly embedded in Middle Eastern and South Asian immigrant communities, he neverthe...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Torruellas, and Ana L. Juarbe. 1992 . Responses to poverty among Puerto Rican women:Identity, community, and cultural citizenship . New York: Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College. Duara, Prasenjit. 1997 . Nationalist among transnationals: Overseas Chinese and the idea of China, 1900-1911...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... Following the path of economic emigration, the tale of the chupacabras, originating in Puerto Rico, came to Mexico from the United States. According to the tale, a mutant animal or an extraterrestrial visitor extracts the vital organs...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., suburban, and rural locations.2 Taken as a whole, the issue maps out how new immigrants, their advo- cates, public officials, as well as old destination community members (including “old” Latinos/as — Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Allow me to begin this article with a poem by the late Chicago-­born Puerto Rican poet Rane Arroyo that, to my mind, captures an effort to sexually disorganize Chicago’s notorious geographical divides. Arroyo’s “Homesick for America” zeroes in on Chicago’s major architecture — monuments and...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Casal’s idea was to create a brigade (there were others, at the time) com- posed solely of Cuban born, or at least those born from Cuban parents, who left the island at the beginning of the Revolution — members of a generation that had been raised in the United States or in Puerto Rico (Mexico was...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... issue is extraordinarily promiscuous. Sources include scientific experiments with the deaf; newspaper accounts of recordings of lynchings; CDs by Anglo – Sri Lankan dance music/hip-hop sensation M.I.A.; street sounds from a Puerto Rican neighborhood in 1950s Manhattan; a school...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... colonization of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean, of Hawaii and Guam and other islands in the Pacific, and of the Philippines in Southeast Asia, where as many as eighty languages in addition to Spanish are spoken, increased the linguistic complexity of the United States. In addition, waves of immigration...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., Cuban Harlem, little pockets of tropical dreams in alien tongues. Magnet Harlem, pulling an Arthur Schomburg from Puerto Rico, pulling an Arna Bontemps all the way from California, a Nora Holt from way out West, and E. Simms Campbell from St. Louis, likewise a...