Latinos in the American Political System: An Encyclopedia of Latinos as Voters, Candidates, and Office Holders [2 volumes]

by
Jessica L. Lavariega Monfortieditor

Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at California Lutheran University. Her research primarily focuses on the differential impact of public policy according to race, gender, and ethnicity.

Latinos in the American Political System: An Encyclopedia of Latinos as Voters, Candidates, and Office Holders [2 volumes]

20190331

ABC-CLIO

Pages 760
Topics Politics, Law, and Government: State and Local Government;Race and Ethnicity: Latino and Hispanic Studies;Immigration;Latina/o Activists;Latina/o Campaign Staff;Latina/o Elected Officials;Latina/o Political Appointees;Latinas in U.S. Politics;Latino/a Political Organizations;Latinos and Trump;Social and News Media;Voter ID;Voter Mobilization

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Latinos in the American Political System: An Encyclopedia of Latinos as Voters, Candidates, and Office Holders [2 volumes]

Author(s): Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti, Editor
Contributors: Lavariega Monforti, Jessica;
Abstract:

This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of Hispanic American engagement in U.S. politics, from their increased visibility as governors and other lawmakers at the local, state, and federal levels to their growing importance as a voting constituency.


• Features two dozen primary documents, including illuminating sources provided both in the original Spanish and in English translations

• Contains approximately 300 encyclopedia entries

• Gives special attention to the significant diversity of the Latino population in the United States, with a focus on growing communities of Central American and Dominican origin as well as groups of Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban origin

• Provides context in historical overview essays that focus specifically on Latino population in their roles as voters and citizens, candidates, and lawmakers in American life

• Includes a chronology of events concerning the evolution of Latino American involvement in U.S. politics

Editor(s): Lavariega Monforti, Jessica;
SortTitle: latinos in the american political system: an encyclopedia of latinos as voters, candidates, and office holders [2 volumes]
Keyword(s): Politics, Law, and Government: State and Local Government; Race and Ethnicity: Latino and Hispanic Studies; Immigration; Latina/o Activists; Latina/o Campaign Staff; Latina/o Elected Officials; Latina/o Political Appointees; Latinas in U.S. Politics; Latino/a Political Organizations; Latinos and Trump; Social and News Media; Voter ID; Voter Mobilization
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Jessica L. Lavariega Monfortieditor

Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at California Lutheran University. Her research primarily focuses on the differential impact of public policy according to race, gender, and ethnicity.

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Pages: 760
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