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VOL. XXXIV, NO. 2, SUMMER 2022

CENTRO Journal | Summer 2022 | Volume 34 | Number 2 SPECIAL ISSUE. Beyond Corruption: From Colonial Practices to Emancipatory Futures Editores invitados / Guest Editors: José Atiles, Gustavo A. … Continued

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Clientelism and Corruption in the Wake of Disasters

Authors Fernando Tormos-Aponte, Wendy Prudencio, Mary Angelica Painter, Brevin Franklin Abstract Puerto Rico’s history of crises provides an opportune context for analyzing corruption in times of disaster. This article forwards … Continued

VOL. XXXIV, NO. 1, SPRING 2022

SPECIAL ISSUE: Back to the future: The Implications of Balzac One Hundred Years Later Editores invitados / Guest Editors: Charles R. Venator-Santiago and José Javier Colón Morera The year 2022 … Continued

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Puerto Rican Studies in the City University of New York: The First Fifty Years

Editors María Elizabeth Pérez y González, and Virginia Sánchez Korrol Description Authored by leading scholars in the field of Puerto Rican and Latinx Studies, this volume is an important milestone … Continued

VOL. XXXIII, NO. 3, FALL 2021

IN THIS ISSUE Essays Cuentos para fomentar el turismo de Emilio S. Belaval: el caso de una obra maestra incompleta – Efraín Barradas Income Inequality and Polarization amidst Economic Crisis and Class … Continued

VOL. XXXIII, NO. 2, SUMMER 2021

IN THIS ISSUE Articles Nuyorican mestizaje or la gran familia neorriqueña in Piri Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets, by Marissa L. Ambio Reinvigorating Puerto Rico’s Pharmaceutical Industry: A U.S. Security … Continued

VOL. XXXIII, NO. 1, SPRING 2021

IN THIS ISSUE SPECIAL ISSUE: Navigating Insecurity: Crisis, Power, and Protest in Puerto Rican Communities Guest editors: Aldo Lauria Santiago and Charles Venator-Santiago Articles Navigating Insecurity: Crisis, Power, and Protest … Continued

VOL. XXXII, NO. 3, FALL 2020

IN THIS ISSUE Special Issue: Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local ParticipationGuest Editor: Edwin Meléndez Articles Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation: IntroductionEdwin Meléndez Entrepreneurial Dynamics in … Continued

VOL. XXXII, NO. 2, SUMMER 2020

IN THIS ISSUE Articles New York, Puerto Rico and Cuba’s Latin Music Scenes and the Emergence of Salsa Music: A Comparative Analysis Omar Ruiz Vega Representaciones sonoras: masculinidades y música … Continued

Liberalism and Identity Politics: Puerto Rican Community Organizations and Collective Action in New York City

Author José E. Cruz Description This book is a recollection and analysis of the role of ethnic identity in Puerto Rican community institutional development and collective action in New York … Continued

Patria: Puerto Rican Revolutionary Exiles in Late Nineteenth Century New York

Author Edgardo Meléndez Description Patria: Puerto Rican Revolutionary Exiles in Late Nineteenth Century New York examines the activities and ideals of Puerto Rican revolutionary exiles in New York City at … Continued

VOL. XXXII, NO. 1, SPRING 2020

IN THIS ISSUE Articles Revisiting Puerto Rico’s Nineteenth-Century Sugar-and-Slavery History | Francisco Scarano Disrupting Colonial Identity: Puerto Rican Subjectivities in Cultural Essays | Cristina Esteves-Wolff Sobre la “peleíta monga” en … Continued

Race, Front and Center: Perspectives on Race among Puerto Ricans

Editor Carlos Vargas-Ramos Description Race, Front and Center is a collection of essays that captures the breadth of research on the subject of race among Puerto Ricans. Its twenty-two chapters … Continued

Not the Time to Stay: The Unpublished Plays of Victor Fragoso

Editor Consuelo Martínez-Reyes Description Not the Time to Stay brings to light for the first time the marvelous work of Puerto Rican playwright Víctor Fragoso. Eight plays, edited and translated … Continued

RHYTHM & POWER: Performing Salsa in Puerto Rican and Latino Communities

Editors Derrick León Washington, Priscilla Renta and Sydney Hutchinson Description The story of New York salsa is one of cultural fusion, artistry, and skilled marketing. A multi-disciplinary collective of scholars … Continued