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Awash In The Mainstream

Latino Politics In The 1996 Election, 1st Edition

Edited by Rodolfo O. de la Garza


284 pages

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This book examines the pattern of opportunities and limits faced by Latinos in their pursuit of a voice in American politics as a means to examine why the 1996 elections seemed to offer unique opportunities for Latino communities. It also analyzes the results of the election. .

Table of Contents

Part 1: National Overview: United States 1996 1. Awash in the Mainstream: Latinos and the 1996 Elections 2. Targeting the Latino Vote: The Democratic Party's 1996 Part 2: The Old Reliables: Mexican Americans in Small Western States 3. Recognizing Reliability: Hispanos and the 1996 Elections in New Mexico 4. Similar Behavior, Different Results: Latinos and the 1996 Elections in Colorado 5. Less is More: Latinos in the 1996 Election in Arizona Part 3: The Must Wins: Key States with Large, Long-term Latino Electorates 6. Senor Smith Didn't Go to Washington: Latinos and the 1996 Texas Elections 7. California Latino Politics and the 1996 Elections: From Potential to Reality Part 4: The New Kids on the Block: Key States with New and Potentially Influential Latino Electorates 8. Election? What Election? Illinois Latinos and the 1996 Election 9. Pragmatism and Strategic Realignment in the 1996 Election: Florida's Cuban Americans 10. Beyond La Macarena? New York City Puerto Rican, Dominican, and South American Voters in the 1996 Election 11. Beyond Politics as Usual: Latinos and the 1996 Connecticut and Massachusetts Presidential Race

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