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None of the Above: Puerto Ricans in the Global Era
None of the Above is a state-of-the-art volume about current debates regarding Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans, both in the United States and on the Island. The title simultaneously refers to the results of a non-binding 1998 plebiscite held to determine the Island's political status, the ambiguities that have historically characterized Puerto Rican political agency, and the ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published March 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Aug 10, 2013 Georgiacyn rated it 1 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Not impressed. The initial political concepts addressed are interesting, and the book drops off from there. The book presents a very narrow point of view with opinions trying to parade as facts by using fancy words and footnotes, insulting the reader's intelligence. We all know that support for any point of view on any subject can be footnoted; this is not an indicator of a scholarly text. A whole chapter on the importance of hair salons? That whole chapter is more like a Tyler Perry movie than ...more