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Latino Politics.

By: Garcia Bedolla, Lisa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.UMP - US Minority Politics Series: Publisher: Oxford : Wiley, 2015Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (629 p.).ISBN: 9780745686424.Subject(s): Hispanic Americans -- Economic conditions | Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government | Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions | Immigrants -- United States | Political participation -- United States | United States -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects | United States -- Foreign relations | United States -- Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Latino PoliticsDDC classification: 305.86 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction: Latinos and US Politics -- Latinos, Immigration, and Politics -- Defining Latino: What's in a Name? -- Latinos' "Ethnicity" and "Race" -- Gender: Seeing Latino Politics Intersectionally -- US Foreign and Economic Policy and Latino Politics -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Notes -- 2 Latina/o Participation: Individual Activity and Institutional Context -- Latino Political Engagement -- Institutional Context -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Notes
3 Mexican Americans: Conquest, Migration, and Adaptation -- Introduction -- Mexican Citizenship Status after Annexation -- The Porfiriato and the Beginning of Mass Mexican Migration to the United States -- Mexican Settlement in the United States during the Twentieth Century -- Mexican American Political Organizing -- Mexican Americans and Electoral Politics -- The Chicano Movement -- Mexican American Politics Today -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 4 Puerto Ricans: From Colonized People to Political Activists -- Introduction
The Puerto Rican Economy: Operation Bootstrap and the Great Migration -- Puerto Rican Political Life in the United States -- The Puerto Rican Movement -- Puerto Rican Politics Today -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 5 Cuban Americans: Occupation, Revolution, and Exile Politics -- Introduction -- Cuban Exile Politics -- Political Changes in Cuba and US-Cuba Policy -- Conclusion: Is there a Cuban "Model?" -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 6 Dominicans: Political Upheaval, Imperialism, and Transnational Activism
Introduction -- Independence -- Dominican Migration to the United States -- Dominican Political Engagement in the United States -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 7 Central Americans: Inequality, War, and Solidarity -- Introduction -- Salvadorans and Guatemalans -- Salvadoran and Guatemalan Migration -- The Central American Peace and Solidarity Movement -- Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and US Immigration Policy -- Traditional Political Engagement -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes
8 Conclusion: Context and Latino Migration and Mobilization -- Introduction -- Latino Political Engagement in Context -- Notes -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index -- End User License Agreement
Summary: 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 migration history of each group and shows how that experience has been affected by US foreign policy and economic interests in each country of origin. The political status of Latinos on arrival in the United States, including their civil rights, employment opportunities, and political incorporation, is then ex
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction: Latinos and US Politics -- Latinos, Immigration, and Politics -- Defining Latino: What's in a Name? -- Latinos' "Ethnicity" and "Race" -- Gender: Seeing Latino Politics Intersectionally -- US Foreign and Economic Policy and Latino Politics -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Notes -- 2 Latina/o Participation: Individual Activity and Institutional Context -- Latino Political Engagement -- Institutional Context -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Notes

3 Mexican Americans: Conquest, Migration, and Adaptation -- Introduction -- Mexican Citizenship Status after Annexation -- The Porfiriato and the Beginning of Mass Mexican Migration to the United States -- Mexican Settlement in the United States during the Twentieth Century -- Mexican American Political Organizing -- Mexican Americans and Electoral Politics -- The Chicano Movement -- Mexican American Politics Today -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 4 Puerto Ricans: From Colonized People to Political Activists -- Introduction

The Puerto Rican Economy: Operation Bootstrap and the Great Migration -- Puerto Rican Political Life in the United States -- The Puerto Rican Movement -- Puerto Rican Politics Today -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 5 Cuban Americans: Occupation, Revolution, and Exile Politics -- Introduction -- Cuban Exile Politics -- Political Changes in Cuba and US-Cuba Policy -- Conclusion: Is there a Cuban "Model?" -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 6 Dominicans: Political Upheaval, Imperialism, and Transnational Activism

Introduction -- Independence -- Dominican Migration to the United States -- Dominican Political Engagement in the United States -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes -- 7 Central Americans: Inequality, War, and Solidarity -- Introduction -- Salvadorans and Guatemalans -- Salvadoran and Guatemalan Migration -- The Central American Peace and Solidarity Movement -- Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and US Immigration Policy -- Traditional Political Engagement -- Conclusion -- Questions for Discussion -- Guide to Further Readings -- Notes

8 Conclusion: Context and Latino Migration and Mobilization -- Introduction -- Latino Political Engagement in Context -- Notes -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index -- End User License Agreement

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 migration history of each group and shows how that experience has been affected by US foreign policy and economic interests in each country of origin. The political status of Latinos on arrival in the United States, including their civil rights, employment opportunities, and political incorporation, is then ex

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<p> Lisa Garcia Bedolla is Chancellor's Professor of Education and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley</p>

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