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Ethnic Ironies

Latino Politics In The 1992 Elections, 1st Edition

By Rodolfo O. de la Garza, Louis Desipio


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Ethnic Ironies describes the role of Latino electorates in national- and state-level politics during the 1992 elections. The book examines Latino politics from the top down?looking at the efforts of candidates and campaigns to speak to Latino concerns and to mobilize Latino voters?and from the bottom up?reviewing the efforts of Latinos to win elect

Table of Contents

PART ONE NATIONAL OVERVIEW, 1 Latinos and the 1992 Elections: A National Perspective, PART TWO THE OLD RELIABLES: MEXICAN AMERICANS IN SMALL WESTERN STATES, 2 Conventional Politics Under Unusual Circumstances: Latinos and the 1992 Election in New Mexico, 3 An Essential Vote: Latinos and the 1992 Elections in Colorado, 4 Promise and Missed Opportunity: The 1992 Latino Vote in Arizona, PART THREE THE MUST-WINS: KEY STATES WITH LARGE LONG-TERM LATINO ELECTORATES, 5 Unrealized Expectations: Latinos and the 1992 Elections in Texas, 6 Theory, Reality, and Perpetual Potential: Latinos in the 1992 California Elections, PART FOUR THE NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK: KEY STATES WITH NEW AND POTENTIALLY INFLUENTIAL LATINO ELECTORATES, 7 Leverage Without Influence: Illinois Latino Politics in 1992, 8 The Conservative Enclave Revisited: Cuban Americans in Florida, 9 Puerto Ricans in Postliberal New York: The 1992 Presidential Election,

About the Authors

Louis Desipio is assistant professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rodolfo O. de la Garza is Mike Hogg Professor of Community Affairs and professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General