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Foreign in a domestic sense : Puerto Rico, American expansion, and the Constitution

Author: Christina Duffy Burnett; Burke Marshall
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2001.
Series: American encounters/global interactions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A study of American imperialism, which addresses the problem of the US territories. Focusing on Puerto Rico, it sheds light on the US' unfinished colonial experiment and its legacy of racially rooted  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foreign in a domestic sense.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Duffy Burnett; Burke Marshall
ISBN: 0822326892 9780822326892 0822326981 9780822326984
OCLC Number: 45015348
Description: xv, 422 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Between the foreign and the domestic : the doctrine of territorial incorporation, invented and reinvented / Christina Duffy Burnett and Burke Marshall --
Part I. History and expansion --
Some common ground / José A. Cabranes --
Teutonic constitutionalism : the role of ethno-juridical discourse in the Spanish-American War / Mark S. Weiner --
A Constitution led by the flag : the Insular Cases and the metaphor of incorporation / Brook Thomas --
Deconstructing colonialism : the "unincorporated territory" as a category of domination / Efrén Rivera Ramos --
Part II. Expansion and Constitution --
Installing the Insular Cases into the canon of Constitutional law / Sanford Levinson --
Fulfilling manifest destiny : conquest, race, and the Insular Cases / Juan F. Perea --
U.S. territorial expansion : extended republicanism versus hyperextended expansionism / E. Robert Statham, Jr. --
Constitutionalism and individual rights in the territories / Gerald L. Neuman --
Part III. Constitution and membership --
Partial membership and Liberal political theory / Mark Tushnet --
Injustice according to law : the Insular Cases and other oddities / José Trías Monge --
One hundred years of solitude : Puerto Rico's American century / Juan R. Torruella --
A tale of distoring mirrors : one hundred years of Puerto Rico's sovereignty imbroglio / Roberto P. Aponte Toro --
Part IV. Membership and recognition --
Law, language and statehood : the role of English in the great state of Puerto Rico / José Julián Alvarez González --
Puerto Rican national identity and United States pluralism / Angel Ricardo Oquendo --
Puerto Rican separatism and United States federalism / Richard Thornburgh --
The bitter roots of Puerto Rican citizenship / Rogers M. Smith --
A note on the Insular Cases / Christina Duffy Burnett.
Series Title: American encounters/global interactions.
Responsibility: edited by Christina Duffy Burnett and Burke Marshall.
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