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The Rise of the Latino Vote

A History

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674737440

Publication Date: 09/24/2019

Academic Trade

504 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 photos, 5 tables


  • Introduction
  • 1. The Many Political Communities of Latino America
  • 2. Viva Kennedy and the Nationalization of “Latin American” Politics
  • 3. Civil Rights and the Recognition of a “National Minority”
  • 4. Becoming Spanish-Speaking, Becoming Spanish Origin
  • 5. Mastering the “Spanish-Speaking Concept”
  • 6. Liberal Democrats and the Meanings of “Unidos”
  • 7. The “Brown Mafia” and Middle-Class Spanish-Speaking Politics in 1972
  • 8. The “Impossible Dream” of the Hispanic Republican Movement
  • 9. Securing Representation in a Multicultural Democracy
  • 10. Latino Liberalism in an Era of Limits
  • 11. The “New Hispanic Conservatives”
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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