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Latinos in the new millennium : an almanac of opinion, behavior, and policy preferences

Author: Luis Ricardo Fraga
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Latinos in the New Millennium provides essential knowledge about Latinos in the United States, contextualizing research data by structuring discussion around dimensions of Latino political life in the U.S"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Ricardo Fraga
ISBN: 9781107017221 110701722X 9781107638730 1107638739
OCLC Number: 741103662
Description: viii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Latinos in the new millennium: knowledge and misperceptions --
A demographic profile of Latinos in the United States --
Core values: beliefs and the "American creed" --
Latino identities: commonalities and competition --
Latino transnationalism: continuities and breaks with countries of origin --
Intergroup relations: a diverse Latino community --
Civic engagement: entering the political process --
Latino media and technology usage --
Voter registration, turnout, and choice --
Evolving patterns and preferences in Latino partisanship --
Latinos and gender role attitudes --
Latino issues and policy preferences --
Hope and reality in Latino educational attainment --
Latinos and the future of American politics.
Responsibility: Luis R. Fraga [and others].

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Provides essential knowledge about Latinos, contextualizing research data by structuring discussion around many dimensions of Latino political life in the US.  Read more...
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"With politics and political involvement as the unifying element, the authors have assembled a study where charts and graphs are accompanied by explanatory text the offers students, researchers, Read more...

 
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