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Hernández, Alberto and Jesús María Sanromá: An American 20th Century Pianist, The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2008.

Ramirez, Yasmin, Nuyorican Vanguards: A History of Puerto Rican Artists in New York. University of Notre dame Press. (Forthcoming 2009)

Edited Books

Rivera, Raquel Z., Wayne Marshall and Deborah Pacini-Hernandez. Reggaeton. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2009.

Montero-Sieburth, M. and E. Meléndez, eds., Latinos in a Changing Society, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007 

Peer Reviewed

Meléndez, E., A. Schwartz, and A. de Montrichard, “Year 15 and Preservation of the Tax-Credit Housing for Low-Income Households: An Assessment of Risk.” Housing Studies 23:1 (2008).

Schwartz, A., and E. Meléndez, “After Year 15: Challenges to the Preservation of Housing Financed with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.” Housing Policy Debate, 19:2 (2008). 

McCormick, L., J. D. Hawley, and E. Meléndez, “The Economic and Workforce Development Activities of American Business Associations.” Economic Development Quarterly 22 (3),

2008. 

Book Chapters

Montero-Sieburth, M., and E. Meléndez, “The Contextualization of Latinos in a Changing Society,” in Montero-Sieburth, M. and E. Meléndez, eds., Latinos in a Changing Society. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007. 

Meléndez, E., “Changes in the Characteristics of Puerto Rican Migrants to the United States,” Montero-Sieburth, M. and E. Meléndez, eds., Latinos in a Changing Society. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007. 

Theodore, N., E. Melendez, A. Valenzuela Jr., and A. L. Gonzalez, “Day Labor and Workplace Abuses in the Residential Construction Industry: Conditions in the Washington, DC Region.” A

. Bernhardt, H. Boushey, L. Dresser, and C. Tilly, eds, The Gloves-off Economy

: Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America’s Labor Market. Champaign: Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2008. 

Ramirez, Yasmin “An Interview with Destruction Artist Raphael Montañez Ortiz,” Unmaking: The Work of Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Rocio Aranada, eds. Jersey City: The Jersey City Museum. 2007. 

Rivera, Raquel Z., “Policing Morality, Mano Dura Style: The Case of Underground Rap and Reggae in Puerto Rico,” in Raquel Z. Rivera, Wayne Marshall and Deborah Pacini Hernandez eds. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. 111-134. 2009 

Marshall, Wayne, Raquel Z. Rivera and Deborah Pacini Hernandez. “Reggaeton’s Socio-Sonic Circuitry” in Reggaeton

“ Raquel Z. Rivera, Wayne Marshall and Deborah Pacini Hernandez eds. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. 1-16. 2009 

Marshall, Wayne and Raquel Z. Rivera. “Visualizing Reggaeton: Editors’ Notes” in Reggaeton

. Raquel Z. Rivera, Wayne Marshall and Deborah Pacini Hernandez eds. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. 215-217. 2009

Rivera, Raquel Z. "Will the ‘Real’ Puerto Rican Culture Please Stand Up?: Thoughts On Cultural Nationalism,” None of the Above: Contemporary Puerto Rican Cultures and Politics, ed.

Frances Negrón-Muntaner. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). 219-233

Rivera, Raquel Z. “New York Bomba: Puerto Ricans, Dominicans and a Bridge Called Haiti” in Rhythms of the Atlantic World. Ifeoma C.K. Nwankwo and Mamadou Diouf, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. Forthcoming

Rivera, Raquel Z., "Between Blackness and Latinidad in the Hip Hop Zone," A Companion to Latina/o Studies,” Juan Flores and Renato Rosaldo eds. Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing, 351-362. 2007.

Torres, Andres. Signing in Puerto Rican

: A Hearing Son and his Deaf Family (Gallaudet University Press, forthcoming 2009).

Book Reviews

Rivera, Raquel Z , “Multimedia Review of Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes and Dreamworlds 3: Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video,” Journal of the Society for American Music, Vol. 2, No. 3, August 2008,451-453.

Rivera, Raquel Z. ,“Reggaeton, Gender, Blogging and Pedagogy,” Latino Studies, 6: 327-338. [short reflection essay in non-peer reviewed Reflexiones Pedagógicas section of peer reviewed journal Latino Studies], August 2008.

Torres, Andres. Review of Puerto Rico Under Colonial Rule, edited by Ramón Bosque-Pérez and José Javier Colón Morera, CENTRO Journal 19:1, Spring, 2007, 400-403. 

Vargas-Ramos, C. “Latino Politics: Identity, Mobilization, and Representation,” edited by Rodolfo Espino, David Leal and Kenneth J. Meier for CENTRO: The Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, (forthcoming, C

harlottesville: University of Virginia Press 2007).,

Vargas-Ramos, C. ”Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Contemporary Portrait,” by Edna Acosta-Belén and Carlos E. Santiago. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005, for Contemporary Sociology. 36(3): 264-5, May 2007.

Others

Ramirez, Yasmin. “The Activist Legacy of Puerto Rican Artists in New York and the Art Heritage of Puerto Rico, “ 46-53 ICAA Documents Project Working Papers

, Houston Museum of Fine Arts: No. 1, September, 2007.

Negrón-Muntaner, Frances and Raquel Z. Rivera, “Reggaeton Nation.” NACLA Report on the Americas, 40, 6 (November/December): 35-39, 2007