Barrio Ballots: Latino Politics in the 1990 Elections, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Barrio Ballots

Latino Politics in the 1990 Elections, 1st Edition

By Rodolfo O. de la Garza


222 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Overview: The Link Between Individuals and Electoral Institutions in Five Latino Neighborhoods -- Latino Political Attitudes and Behaviors in Five Neighborhoods -- Puerto Rican Politics in East Harlem's "El Barrio" -- Political Mobilization in Houston's Magnolia -- Latino Politics in Chicago: Pilsen in the 1990 General Election -- Grass-Roots Politics in an East Los Angeles Barrio: A Political Ethnography of the 1990 General Election -- Los Bravos de la Política: Politics and Cubans in Miami

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