Latino politics / Lisa García Bedolla.

"Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this popular text provides students with a comprehensive introduction to Latino participation in US politics. Focusing on six Latino groups--Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, Salvadorans, and Guatemalans--the book explores the migrati...

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Main Author: García Bedolla, Lisa, 1969- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2014.
Edition:Second edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction: Latinos and U.S. Politics
  • Chapter 2. Latina/o Participation : Individual Activity and Institutional Context
  • Chapter 3. Mexican Americans : Conquest, Migration, and Adaptation
  • Chapter 4. Puerto Ricans : from Colonized People to Political Activists
  • Chapter 5. Cuban Americans : Occupation, Revolution, and Exile Politics
  • Chapter 6. Dominicans : Political Upheaval, Imperalism, and Transnational Activism
  • Chapter 7. Central Americans : Inequality, War, and Solidarity
  • Chapter 8. Conclusion: The Context of Latino Migration and Mobilization.