Centro Journal

cover 2003 SpringVolume XV - Number 1 (Spring 2003)
Spring 2003
Vol.XV,No.1, 244 pages

Introduction
Jose E. Cruz, Guest Editor

Puerto Rican Politics in the United States: Examination of Major Perspectives and Theories
Edgardo Meléndez

The Political Participation of Puerto Ricans in New York City
Carlos Vargas-Ramos

Save Hostos: The Struggle for a College in the South Bronx, 1973-1978
Gerald Meyer

Hostos Community College: Battle of the Seventies
Ramón J. Jimenez

Barrio Dreams: Housing and Gentrification in El Barrio
Arlene Dávila

Boricua in the Barrio: Political Trust among Puerto Ricans in Chicago and Nationwide
Melissa R. Michelson

Unfulfilled Promises: Puerto Rican Politics and Poverty
José E. Cruz

Reflections on Latino Nonprofit Advocacy and Welfare Reform in New Jersey
María Josefa Canino-Arroyo

Puerto Rican Politics in New York City: A Conversation with Roberto Ramirez
Felix V. Matos Rodríguez

Recent works on Vieques, Colonialism, and Fishermen
César Ayala

Education: Culture and Power-A Review Essay
Ursula Casanova

Volume XV - Number 2 (Fall 2003)
Fall 2003
Vol.XV,No.2, 244 pages

Sirena Selena: A Novel for the New Millenium and for New Critical Practices in Puerto Rican Cultural Studies
Alberto Sandoval Sánchez

Sirena Selena vestida de pena de Mayra Santos y el trasvestimo cultural
Luis Felipe Díaz

Sirena canta boleros: travestismo y sujetos transcaribeños en Sirena Selena vestida de pena
Jossiana Arroyo

Sirena Selena vestida de pena o el Caribe como travestí
Efraín Barradas

Fredi Veláscues le mete mano a Sirena Selena vestida de pena
José Delgado-Costa

Sirena Selena vestida de pena de Mayra Santos-Febres: ¿transgresiones de espacio o espacio de transgresiones?
Kristian Van Haesendonck

La erótica de Mayra Santos-Febres
Daniel Torres

Más mujer que nadie: los retos de las mujeres en el nuevo milenio
Mayra Santos-Febres

Romper la verja, meterse por los poros, infectar: una entrevista con Mayra Santos-Febres
Teresa Peña-Jordán

From Challenge to Absorption: The Changing Face of Latina and Latino Studies
Pedro A. Cabán

From Charlatans to Saviors: Espiritistas, Curanderos, and Brujos Inscribed in Discourses of Progress and Heritage
Raquel Romberg

Narrative Closure and 'Woman:' The Case of Vírgenes y mártires
Diana Vélez

La recuperación de la memoria en la serie de pinturas Dominó/Domino' de Bibiana Suárez
Juana Q. Goergen

Puerto Rican Migration: An Assessment of Quantitative Studies
Ricardo Godoy, Glenn P. Jenkins, and Karishma Patel

This School is My Sanctuary - The Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Alternative High School
René Antrop-González

Puerto Rican, Hispanic, or Latino? Recent Debates on National and Pan-Ethnic Identities
Jorge Duany

Nation, Politics, Culture and Identity: Recent Works on Puerto Rican Studies
Felipe Pimentel