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Asian American Political Participation: Emerging Constituents and Their ...

Janelle Wong, S. Karthick Ramakrishnan, Taeku Lee, Jane Junn - Social Science - 2011 - 392 pages
Asian Americans are a small percentage of the U.S. population, but their numbers are steadily rising—from less than a million in 1960 to more than 15 million today. They are ...
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The Politics of Asian Americans: Diversity and Community

Pei-te Lien, M. Margaret Conway, Janelle Wong - Political Science - 2004 - 280 pages
Through the perspectives of mass politics, this book challenges popular misconceptions about Asian Americans as politically apathetic, disloyal, fragmented, unsophisticated and ...
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Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation and ...

Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh - Political Science - 2005 - 228 pages
"Documents how recent trends in civic engagement have been shaped by political institutions and public policies and recommends ways to increase the amount, quality, and ...
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Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic ...

Taeku Lee - Political Science - 2007 - 307 pages
Over the past four decades, the foreign-born population in the United States has nearly tripled, from about 10 million in 1965 to more than 30 million today. This wave of new ...
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Newcomers, Outsiders, and Insiders: Immigrants and American Racial Politics ...

Ronald Schmidt, Rodney E. Hero, Andrew L. Aoki, Yvette M Alex-Assensoh - Political Science - 2009 - 322 pages
"The authors have done a commendable and impressive job of addressing a topic of long-lasting and increasing significance in U.S. politics." ---F. Chris Garcia, University of ...
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Counting on the Latino Vote: Latinos as a New Electorate

Louis DeSipio - Political Science - 1998 - 221 pages
Latinos, along with other new immigrants, are not being incorporated into U.S. politics as rapidly as their predecessors, raising concerns about political fragmentation along ...
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In a New Land: A Comparative View of Immigration

Nancy Foner - Social Science - 2005 - 327 pages
2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title! According to the 2000 census, more than 10% of U.S. residents were foreign born; together with their American-born children, this group ...
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The Political Participation of Asian Americans: Voting Behavior in Southern ...

Pei-te Lien - Political Science - 1997 - 182 pages
This spiritual companion for mourners affirms their need to mourn and invites them to journey through their very unique and personal grief. Organized around the six needs of ...
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