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✏Puerto Rico a Quick Overview of the Island and its People Book Summary :
📒Current Research In Puerto Rican Linguistics ✍ Melvin Gonzalez-Rivera
✏Current Research in Puerto Rican Linguistics Book Summary : Current Research in Puerto Rican Linguistics is an edited collection of original contributions which explores the idiosyncratic grammatical properties of Puerto Rican Spanish. The book focuses on the structural aspects of linguistics, analysed with a variety of frameworks and methodological approaches, in order to presents the latest advances in the field of Puerto Rican and Caribbean linguistics. Current Research in Puerto Rican Linguistics brings together articles from researchers proposing new, challenging, and ground-breaking analyses on the nature of Spanish in Puerto Rico and Puerto Rican Spanish in the United States.
📒The Turkish Lover ✍ Esmeralda Santiago
✏The Turkish Lover Book Summary : The memoir continues with the author finally freeing herself from the influence of her mother, only to be caught up in a new, romantic, relationship.
📒Sociology In Our Times The Essentials ✍ Diana Kendall
✏Sociology in Our Times The Essentials Book Summary : Current and relevant to today's students, SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS, 11th Edition presents the latest available data and new insights on behaviors, beliefs, issues, and trends in our nation and world from a sociological perspective. The new edition of this bestselling text emphasizes the themes of social change, the effects of social media on communication, and the intertwining nature of politics and social policy in the United States and worldwide. Students contemplate such issues as gun control, prevention of military suicides, environmental activism, and whether employers should be allowed to spy on their employees. New You Can Make a Difference boxes help students learn how to become involved in their communities and the world through such projects as campus kitchens and global networking to fight hunger. First-person accounts of individuals' lived experiences draw students into each chapter by illuminating topics that reflect the text's primary themes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒U S Emergency Management In The 21st Century ✍ Claire B. Rubin
✏U S Emergency Management in the 21st Century Book Summary : U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe explores a critical issue in American public policy: Are the current public sector emergency management systems sufficient to handle future disasters given the environmental and social changes underway? In this timely book, Claire B. Rubin and Susan L. Cutter focus on disaster recovery efforts, community resilience, and public policy issues of related to recent disasters and what they portend for the future. Beginning with the external societal forces influencing shifts in policy and practice, the next six chapters provide in-depth accounts of recent disasters— the Joplin, Tuscaloosa-Birmingham, and Moore tornadoes, Hurricanes Sandy, Harvey, Irma, Maria, and the California wildfires. The book concludes with a chapter on loss accounting and a summary chapter on what has gone right, what has gone wrong, and why the federal government may no longer be a reliable partner in emergency management. Accessible and clearly written by authorities in a wide-range of related fields with local experiences, this book offers a rich array of case studies and describes their significance in shifting emergency management policy and practice, in the United States during the past decade. Through a careful blending of contextual analysis and practical information, this book is essential reading for students, an interested public, and professionals alike.
📒El Sueno De America ✍ Esmeralda Santiago
✏El Sueno de America Book Summary : América Gonzales es empleada de un hotel en una isla en la costa de Puerto Rico, donde limpia los cuartos de extranjeros ricos que miran de reojo. Su madre alcohólica le tiene resentimiento...su novio Correa, quien es casado le pega...y su hija de catorce años piensa que su vida seria mejor en cualquier otro lugar menos donde esté America.Asi que cuando le ofrecen la oportunidad de trabajar como criada y niñera para una familia en el municipio de Weschester, Nueva York, America cree que ha encontrado una puerta de escape. Pero al mismo tiempo en que disfruta del lujo relativo de su nueva vida atreviéndose incluso a querer a otro hombre que no sea Correa, América tiene que luchar contra la constante sensación de que nunca podra escapar su pasado, no importa lo que haga.
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📒Sonnets From The Puerto Rican ✍ Jack Agüeros
✏Sonnets from the Puerto Rican Book Summary : Poetry. Latin American Studies. Jack Agueros is a poet, playwright, and fiction writer born in East Harlem who has remained closely involved with New York's Puerto Rican community. Agueros' varied writing career has reached from TV's Sesame Street to experimental Off-Off Broadway drama. His translations have been performed at the New York Public Theater and his poems and stories have appeared in Nuestro, Revista Chicana-Riquena, Hanging Loose, The Portable Lower East Side, and many other publications. His first collection of poetry, CORRESPONDING BETWEEN THE STONEHAULERS, was published by Hanging Loose in 1991 followed by his first collection of short fiction, DOMINOES & OTHER STORIES FROM THE PUERTO RICAN published by Curbstone Press.
📒Political Status Of Puerto Rico ✍ Keith Bea
✏Political Status of Puerto Rico Book Summary : Contents: (1) Recent Developments: 111th, 110th, 109th Congress; Non-Congress. Developments; (2) Background: Early Governance of Puerto Rico (PR); Development of the Const. of PR; Fed. Relations Act; Internat. Attention; Supreme Court Decisions; (3) Status Debates and Votes, 1952-1998: 1967 Plebiscite; 1991 Referendum; 1993 Plebiscite; 1998 Action in the 105th Cong.; 1998 Plebiscite; (4) Fed. Activity After 1998; (5) Issues of Debate on Political Status. Appendices: (A) Brief Chronology of Status Events Since 1898; (B) Puerto Rico Status Votes in Plebiscites and Referenda, 1967-1998; (C)Congress. Activity on Puerto Rico¿s Political Status, 1989-1998; (D) Summary of Legislative Debates and Actions. Tables.
📒 Amer Can By Tato Laviera A Puerto Rican In New York ✍ Agnes Bösenberg
✏ AmeR can by Tato Laviera A Puerto Rican in New York Book Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,7 (A-), University of Tubingen (New Philology, Anglistics), course: HS: Latino/Latina Literature in the US, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The poem “AmeRícan” by Tato Laviera is part of the poet’s latest collection published in 1985. This work is, like his previous publications “Enclave” (1981) and “La carreta made a U-turn” (1979) considered as an outstanding example of “Nuyorican” poetry, that is to say poetry written by Puerto Ricans living in New York. When trying to understand the poem, it is necessary to understand the circumstances in which it was written. Therefore, a description of the artistic and personal environment of Tato Laviera will be given and the Nuyorican movement will be examined. On this basis, the language and structure of the poem will be studied in detail, concentrating on vocabulary, bilingualism, the title and rhythm. In the third part, the themes and topics of the poem will be analysed with the help of Juan Flores’ concept of the “four definitive moments in the awakening of Nuyourican consciousness”1. Finally, all these aspects will be brought together in a conclusion in which the attempt of pinpointing Tato Laviera’s view on Puerto Rico, America and his own identity will be made.