Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States

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Index
African American, 40, 85, 103, 134, 182
African American interest in Puerto Rican culture, 88, 89
Alianza Obrera, 56, 70, 71, 76
Badillo, Herman (Puerto Rican political leader), 109, 114, 124, 131, 159, 164, 196, 199, 200, 203, 207, 208, 257n9, 260n20
Bomba and Plena, 98, 124, 125, 130, 133, 173, 243, 262n49
Bourdieu, Pierre, 15, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 44, 253n1,
Casitas (replicas of peasant houses in Puerto Rico), 33
Cigar makers and Marcantonio, 74, 77, 78, 255n4, 256n21–24
Cigar makers and power, 53, 54, 57, 60–64, 70–75, 79, 86, 204, 218, 255n11; loss of power, 66
Cigar makers' power, 55, 60, 61, 62, 63, 73, 75
Cigar makers' strike, 45, 48, 62
Class power, 31, 32, 43, 61, 63, 71, 73, 78, 79, 107, 148, 227, 241, 242
Colon, Jesus, 49, 53, 71, 76, 127, 255n15
Colonialism in Puerto Rico, 57, 255n3
Commission on Intergroup Relations, 102–109, 120, 122, 125, 256nn7–8 Conservative perspective on minority condition, 199, 219; Shelby Steele's views, 218, 219, 221, 238, 239, 246, 262n44
Critique of existing theories of power, 2, 21, 36, 42, 47, 195, 253n3
Cultural moves and power, 49, 50; and baseball, 262n33; flags and nationalism, 162; and its limits, 235, 240, 243; and Puerto Rican moves, 232; Puerto Ricans and film, 89; and relations between blacks and whites, 177, 233, 262n49, 262n45; role of interests, 10, 49, 53, 71, 76, 89, 127, 141, 173, 177, 180, 182, 184–193, 213, 224, 260n32; role of symbols in, 92, 93
Dance metaphor, 16, 25, 26, 219, 225, 253n3
Domination, 15, 22–31, 44, 254n14
Drama and methods, 41, 44
Drama and the study of power, 45, 89
Economic moves and power, 144–154, 240, 242, 263n60
Edelman, Murray, 254n19 Education, 6, 9, 26, 75, 105, 133, 136, 137, 144, 146, 150, 153, 159, 162, 184, 196, 197, 200, 206, 220–222, 240, 242, 246–250, 256n8, 257n21
Emerson, Richard M., 15, 27, 28
Ethnic group mobility, 236, 240, 248, 249, 251, 262n44
First Puerto Rican elected in the U.S., 74, 104
Flags and Puerto Rican nationalism, 162
Flores, Juan, 67, 258n5, 262n49
Foucault, Michel, 3, 15, 27, 32
French, Bertram H., 15, 27
Gerena-Valentine, Gilberto (Puerto Rican political leader), 124, 125
Harlem and African American power, 56, 80, 82, 94
Hegel, G. W. F., 19, 20
Hirschman, Albert O., 37, 38, 257n31
Individual versus group mobility, 250
Interpretative methods, 41, 44, 45, 254n26, 260n32; obituaries, 135, 138, 139, 177, 213; stamps, 46, 50, 172, 177, 182, 183, 193, 213
LaFollette, Robert and the Puerto Rican comunity, 76
Latin music, 46, 86, 87, 88, 90, 180, 181, 182

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Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1: Dance - A Theory of Power 14
  • 2: The Cigar Makers' Strike - An Economic Power Goes Up in Smoke, 1919 to 1945 53
  • 3: The Rise of Radicalism World War II to 1965 96
  • 4: Puerto Rican Marginalization - 1965 to the Present 129
  • 5: The Young Lords, the Media, and Cultural Estrangement 171
  • Conclusion 210
  • Notes 253
  • Bibliography 265
  • Index 275
  • About the Author 278
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