Experiencing Puerto Rican Citizenship and Cultural Nationalism

  • Authors
  • Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán
    Pages 61-81
  3. Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán
    Pages 115-144
  4. Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán
    Pages 145-171
  5. Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán
    Pages 173-184
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 185-230

About this book


Drawing from in-depth interviews with a group of Puerto Ricans who requested a certificate of Puerto Rican citizenship, legal and historical documents, and official reports not publicly accessible, Jacqueline Font-Guzmán shares how some Puerto Ricans construct and experience their citizenship and national identity at the margins of the US nation.

Winner of the 2015 Juridical Book of the Year in the category of ‘Essay Promoting Critical Thinking and Analysis of Juridical and Social Issues.’


Puerto Rico Caribbean national identity colonialism nationalism citizenship Puerto Rican citizenship US citizenship cultural nationalism identity Nation participation

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