By José Ramón Sánchez
Where does energy come from? Why does it occasionally disappear? How do teams, just like the Puerto Rican group, develop into impoverished, lose social impact, and turn into marginal to the remainder of society? How do they flip issues round, bring up their wealth, and turn into larger in a position to effectively effect and shield themselves?
Boricua Power explains the construction and lack of energy as a fabricated from human efforts to go into, continue or finish relationships with others in an try and fulfill passions and pursuits, utilizing a theoretical and old case research of 1 community–Puerto Ricans within the usa. utilizing archival, historic and empirical information, Boricua Power demonstrates that strength rose and fell for this group with fluctuations within the passions and pursuits that outlined the connection among Puerto Ricans and the bigger U.S. society.
Read or Download Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States PDF
Similar political history & theory books
Recovers a feeling of John Locke's relevant function within the making of the trendy international. It demonstrates that his imaginative and prescient of recent lifestyles was once developed on a philosophy of human freedom that's the highbrow nerve connecting some of the strands of his suggestion. through revealing the intensity and originality of Locke's critique of the metaphysical assumptions and authoritative associations of pre-modern lifestyles, this e-book rejects the thought of Locke as an highbrow anachronism.
The 3rd of 3 volumes of essays via Quentin Skinner, one of many world's prime highbrow historians. This assortment contains a few of his most crucial essays on Thomas Hobbes, every one of which has been conscientiously revised for ebook during this shape. In a sequence of writings spanning the prior 4 many years Professor Skinner examines, together with his established perspicuity, the evolution and personality of Hobbes's political notion.
Drawing at the paintings of Foucault and Bourdieu, David Lindenfeld illuminates the sensible mind's eye because it was once exhibited within the transformation of the political and social sciences in the course of the altering stipulations of nineteenth-century Germany. utilizing a wealth of data from country and collage documents, deepest correspondence, and a survey of lecture choices in German universities, Lindenfeld examines the unique workforce of discovered disciplines which originated in eighteenth-century Germany as a curriculum to coach nation officers within the management and reform of society and which integrated economics, data, politics, public management, finance, and country legislations, in addition to agriculture, forestry, and mining.
Dynamics of entrepreneurship have attracted becoming cognizance from students of political technological know-how, coverage reviews, public management and making plans, in addition to extra lately, from the geographical regions of diplomacy and overseas coverage research. lower than the banner of political entrepreneurship, this quantity considers and maps out conceptual techniques to the examine of entrepreneurship drawn from those fields, discusses synergies, envisages new analytical instruments and gives modern empirical case stories, illustrating the various political contexts within which entrepreneurship occurs within the polis.
- Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom
- Kosovo and Serbia: Contested Options and Shared Consequences (Pitt Russian East European)
- Gegenwart der Vergangenheit: Die Kontroverse um Bürgerkrieg und Diktatur in Spanien (German Edition)
- Signs, Solidarities, & Sociology: Charles S. Peirce and the Pragmatics of Globalization (Postmodern Social Futures)
Extra resources for Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States