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Volume XVIII - Number 1 (Spring 2006)
Military Legacies and Popular Struggle in Vieques.
Katherine T. McCaffrey, Guest Editor
Spring 2006
Vol.XVIII, No.1, 296 pages

Introduction
Katherine T. McCaffrey

The Cold War and the second expropriations of the Navy in Vieques
César Ayala Casás & José Bolivar Fresneda

Las camisetas de Vieques: mitología y militancia de una lucha popular
Ramón López

Desobedientes: A photo essay
José Charrón

Time to walk the walk: Vieques and civil disobedience in New York with Vicente "Panama" Alba
Juan Cartegena

Environmental justice and the cleanup of Vieques
Sherrie L. Baver

La lucha continúa: Challenges for a post-Navy Vieques
Déborah Berman Santana

The battle for Vieques' future
Katherine T. McCaffrey

Puerto Rico en mi corazón: The Young Lords, Black Power and Puerto Rican nationalism in the U.S., 1966-1972
Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar

Esmeralda Santiago in the marketplace of identity politics
María Acosta Cruz

Literary pre/occupations: An interview with Puerto Rican author Edgardo Vega Yunqué
Richard Perez

Violencia doméstica en la narrativa puertorriqueña contemporánea: la voz del silencio
Virginia Adán-Lifante

Acculturation under duress: The Puerto Rican experience at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, 1898-1918
Pablo Navarro

The politics of Taíno revivalism: The insignificance of Amerindian mtDNA in the population history of Puerto Ricans. A comment on recent research
Gabriel Haslip-Viera

Religion: Recent publications on religion among Puerto Ricans and in the Caribbean
Samuel Cruz

Volume 18, no. 2, 2006 fall

Making the decolonized visible: Puerto Rican poetry of the last four decades
Pedro López Adorno

¡¿Qué, qué?!—Transculturación and Tato Laviera’s Spanglish poetics
Stephanie Álvarez Martíne

Four decades of Puerto Rican emigration: Different contexts, same realities
Victor C. Simpson

“En mi imperio”: Competing discourses of agency in Ivy Queen’s reggaetón
Jillian M. Báez

Juan Tizol: His talents, his collaborators, his legacy
Basilio Serrano

The war of the flags: Conflicting national loyalties in a modern colonial situation
Juan Manuel Carrión

U.S. Congress and the invisibility of coloniality: The case of Puerto Rico’s political status revisited
Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo

The death penalty in Puerto Rico
Luis Raúl Cámara-Fuerte, José Javier Colón-Morera and Héctor M. Martínez-Ramírez

Playing and eating democracy: The case of Puerto Rico’s land distribution program, 1940s-1960s
Ismael García-Colón

Telecomunicaciones con un propósito
Luis Rosario Albert

Review essays

Taking religion seriously: New perspectives on religion in Puerto Rico
Anthony Stevens-Arroyo

The economic trajectory of Puerto Rico since WWII
Carlos Rodríguez

Book Reviews

Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature
Edited by John S. Christie and Jose B. Gonzalez
Reviewed by Elizabeth Garcia

Who Is White? Latinos, Asians, and the New Black/Nonblack Divide
By George Yancey
Reviewed by Hiram José Irizarry Osorio

Tuning Out Blackness: Race and Nation in the History of Puerto Rican Television
By Yeidy M. Rivero
Reviewed by Tomás López-Pumarejo

Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Contemporary Portrait

By Edna Acosta-Belén and Carlos E. Santiago
Reviewed by Angelo Falcón

El sueño que no cesa: la nación deseada en el debate intelectual y político puertorriqueño 1920–1940

By José Juan Rodríguez Vázquez
Reviewed byJuan Manuel Carrión

25/4 Julio: conmemorar, festejar, consumir en Puerto Rico

By María Margarita Flores Collazo
Reviewed byJohana Londoño

The Puerto Rican Diaspora, Historical Perspectives

Edited by Carmen Teresa Whalen and Víctor Vásquez-Hernández
Reviewed by Carlos Sanabria

San Fernando de la Carolina: identidades y representaciones

By Fernando Picó
Reviewed by Déborah Berman Santana

Contrapunto de género y raza en Puerto Rico

Edited by Idsa E. Alegría Ortega and Palmira N. Ríos González
Reviewed by Milagros Denis

Women, Creole Identity, and Intellectual Life in Early Twentieth-Century Puerto Rico By Magali Roy-Féquière
Reviewed by Rosa E. Carrasquillo