César J. Ayala

Professor
Department of Sociology-UCLA
284 Haines Hall
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1551

tel: 310-267-4306
fax:310-206-9838
EMAIL: cjayala@soc.ucla.edu


Education

State University of New York-Binghamton

1982-1990

Ph.D. Sociology

1/1991

Princeton University

1978-1982

B.A.  History

6/1982

 

Major Interests

Comparative Historical Sociology, Economy and Society, Sociology of Latin America and the Caribbean

Books

César J. Ayala and José Bolívar. Battleship Vieques: Puerto Rico from World War II to the Korean War (Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2011). Designated an Outstanding Academic Title by the journal Choice (American Library Association).

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe. Puerto Rico en el siglo norteamericano: su historia desde 1898 [ translated by Aurora Lauzardo] (San Juan: Ediciones Callejón, 2011).

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe (University of Puerto Rico) Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History Since 1898 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007).

César J. Ayala. American Sugar Kingdom: the Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934 (Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 1999) –Selected by the journal Choice as an “Outstanding Academic Title.”

Recent Work

César Ayala Casás and José L. Bolívar Fresneda, "Vieques: The Impact of the Second World War," forthcoming as Capter 9 of Jorge Rodríguez Beruff and José L. Bolívar Fresneda, eds., Island at War: Puerto Rico in the crucible of the Second World War (Jackson, Mississippi, University of Mississippi Press, 2014):

César Ayala Casás y José L. Bolívar Fresneda, "Vieques: El impacto de la Segunda Guerra Mundial," en Jorge Rodríguez Beruff & José L. Bolívar Fresneda, eds., Puerto Rico en la Segunda Guerra Mundial: Baluarte del Caribe (San Juan: Ediciones Callejón, 2012): 315-328

Cesar Ayala Casás & Rafael Bernabe, "La economía de Puerto Rico durante el siglo xx: rupturas y continuidades,"en Luis E. Gonzáles Vale & María Dolores Luque, eds., Historia de Puerto Rico (Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2012): 167-191.

Rick Baldoz and César Ayala. "The Bordering of America: Colonialism and Citizenship in the Philippines and Puerto Rico." Centro: Revista del Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños de Nueva York . vol. 25, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 76-105.

César J. Ayala, "American Sugar Kingdom," in Stephan Palmié and Francisco Scarano, The Caribbean: a History of the Region and its Peoples (Chicago: The University of Chicago press, 2011).

César J. Ayala. "Local Capital Formation and Development Banking in Puerto Rico, 1942-2007." In Guy Pierre, ed., Histoire économique de la Caraïbe, (1880-1950) . Port Au Prince: Éditions de l'Université d'État d'Haïti, 2011 .

César Ayala, "La formación de capital local el Puerto Rico, 1947 al presente." Revista de Ciencias Sociales (San Juan, Puerto Rico) 18 (2008): 104-149.

Jennifer McCormick and César Ayala. 2007. “ Felícita ‘La Prieta' Méndez and the End of Latino Segregation in California ." Centro: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies 19(2): 13-35.

César Ayala and José Bolívar. 2006. "The Cold War and the Second Expropriations of the Navy in Vieques" Centro, Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, 18(1): 3-27.

César Ayala and Viviana Carro. 2005." Expropiations and Displacement of Civilians in Vieques, 1940-1950. " In Puerto Rico under Colonial Rule: Political Persecution and the Quest for Human Rights , edited by R. Bosque Pérez and J. Colón Morera (Forthcoming, S.U.N.Y. Press, May 2005).

Selected Publications in Journals

César Ayala and José Bolívar. 2004. " Entre dos aguas: economía, sociedad, e intervención estatal en Vieques, 1942-1948. " Revista de Ciencias Sociales , San Juan, Puerto Rico (Invierno 2004): 52-79.

César Ayala. 2003.“ Recent works on Vieques, Colonialism, and Fishermen Centro: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies 15(1) (Spring ): 3-16.

César Ayala and Laird Bergad. 2002. “ Rural Puerto Rico during the Early Twentieth Century Reconsidered: Land and Society, 1899-1915 Latin American Research Review (37) 2 (April 2002): 65-99.

César Ayala.2001. "Del latifundio azucarero al latifundio militar: las expropiaciones de la marina en la década del cuarenta ." Revista de Ciencias Sociales (University of Puerto Rico) 10 (January, 2001): 1-33.

César Ayala. 2001. " From Sugar Plantations to Military Bases: the U.S. Navy's Expropriations in Vieques, Puerto Rico, 1940-45 ." Centro: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies 13(1) (Spring 2001): 22-44.

1996. “ The decline of the Plantation Economy and the Puerto Rican Migration of the 1950s .” Latino Studies Journal vol. 7, no. 1 (Winter, 1996): 61-90.

1995. " Social and Economic Aspects of Sugar Production in Cuba, 1880-1930, " Latin American Research Review , vol. 30, no. 1, (1995): 95-124.

1995. " Capitalism in Colonial Puerto Rico: A Review Essay ," Caribbean Studies , vol. 26, no. 3-4 (June, 1995): 392-402.

1994. "Finance Capital vs. Managerial Control in a Colonial Sphere: United States Agribusiness Corporations in Puerto Rico, 1898-1934,"   Research in Political Economy , vol. 14 (Fall of 1994): 195-220.

1994, “ La nueva plantación Caribeña: 1898-1934 ,” Op. Cit. (Centro de Investigaciones Históricas, University of Puerto Rico),no. 8., (Fall 1994):  123-165.

1989. Ayala, César J. 1989. " Theories of Big Business in American Society ." Critical Sociology , vol 16., no. 2-3, (Summer-Fall, 1989): 92-120.