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The Latino Gender Gap in U.S. Politics.

By: Bejarano, Christina E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (194 p.).ISBN: 9781135010614.Subject(s): Gender identity -- Political aspects -- United States | Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government | Political participation -- Sex differences -- United States | United States -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Latino Gender Gap in U.S. PoliticsDDC classification: 323.1168/073 | 323.1168073 LOC classification: E184.S75 B44 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Original Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Significance of the Latino Gender Gap; 1 Gender Differences in the Immigrant Experience; 2 Gaps in Political Participation; 3 Gaps in Public Opinion; 4 Gaps in Political Ideology and Partisan Identification; 5 Strategic Mobilization of Latinos; Conclusion: Political Implications of the Latino Gender Gap; Appendix; References; Index
Summary: Many questions remain unanswered about the observable differences in voting behavior, partisanship, and cultural attitudes among men and women. Latino political participation in the United States is generally lower than the rest of the population, mainly due to their high proportion of youth and foreign born populations that are ineligible to vote. This dynamic is slowing changing, partly as a result of the rapidly growing Latino population in the United States.This book delves deeper into the complex gender differences for Latino political behavior. More specifically, it is a political analys
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Cover; Original Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Significance of the Latino Gender Gap; 1 Gender Differences in the Immigrant Experience; 2 Gaps in Political Participation; 3 Gaps in Public Opinion; 4 Gaps in Political Ideology and Partisan Identification; 5 Strategic Mobilization of Latinos; Conclusion: Political Implications of the Latino Gender Gap; Appendix; References; Index

Many questions remain unanswered about the observable differences in voting behavior, partisanship, and cultural attitudes among men and women. Latino political participation in the United States is generally lower than the rest of the population, mainly due to their high proportion of youth and foreign born populations that are ineligible to vote. This dynamic is slowing changing, partly as a result of the rapidly growing Latino population in the United States.This book delves deeper into the complex gender differences for Latino political behavior. More specifically, it is a political analys

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<p>Christina E. Bejarano is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Kansas. She received her B.A. from University of North Texas, and her Ph.D. and M.A. from University of Iowa. Her research and teaching interests are in American politics, particularly areas of gender, race/ethnicity, and political behavior. She focuses on Latino political candidates and voters in U.S. electoral politics. She is the author of The Latina Advantage: Gender, Race, and Political Success (Texas, 2013).</p>

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