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Puerto Rico: The Search for a National Policy

Puerto Rico: The Search for a National Policy

Edited by Richard J. Bloomfield

Westview Press, 1985, 192 pp.

Experts from Puerto Rico and the mainland examine the existing problems of the troubled commonwealth and alternatives for corrective action. The book is not a plea for this or that solution but, in a final section, an exploration of means to start a political process in which Puerto Ricans can decide their status. The first step is to bring awareness and urgency to Washington. Psychological and identity aspects are well covered.