This book examines political activities in the key Latino barrio of five of the nation's principal cities during the 1990 elections: El Barrio of New York; Magnolia of Houston; Chicago's Pilsen; Boyle Heights in Los Angeles; and Calle Ocho in Miami.
1. Overview: The Link Between Individuals and Electoral Institutions in Five Latino Neighborhoods 2. Latino Political Attitudes and Behaviors in Five Neighborhoods 3. Puerto Rican Politics in East Harlem's "El Barrio," 4. Political Mobilization in Houston's Magnolia, 5. Latino Politics in Chicago: Pilsen in the 1990 General 6. Grass-Roots Politics in an East Los Angeles Barrio: A Political Ethnography of the 1990 General Election 7. Los Bravos de la Politica: Politics and Cubans in Miami