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Spanish and Puertorriqueñidad

Amílcar Antonio Barreto

in The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401131
eISBN:
9781683401414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401131.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the aftermath of the 1898 Spanish-American War, federal policymakers sought to transform Puerto Ricans from loyal Spaniards to trustworthy Americans. Public schools employing English as the ... More


Selling the Neighborhood: Commodification versus Differential Space

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores various efforts to “sell” neighborhoods as well as the construction and destruction of community through commodification. Using as examples Paseo Boricua in Humboldt Park and ... More


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