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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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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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Latino Politics in America: Community, Culture, and Interests

John A. Garcia - Political Science - 2016 - 340 pages
Latinos constitute the fastest-growing population in the United States today, and Latino political participation is growing rapidly. Still, Latino political power is not ...
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The Future Is Ours: Minority Politics, Political Behavior, and the ...

Shaun Bowler, Gary Segura - Political Science - 2011 - 352 pages
Today's demographic reality is a "majority-minority" America wherein racial and ethnic minorities comprise a growing share of the U.S. population and electorate, and are ...
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Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic ...

Taeku Lee, Subramanian Karthick Ramakrishnan, Ricardo Ramírez - Political Science - 2006 - 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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Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy ...

Luis R. Fraga, John A. Garcia, Rodney E. Hero, Michael Jones-Correa, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Gary M. Segura - Political Science - 2011
Latinos in the New Millennium is a comprehensive profile of Latinos in the United States: looking at their social characteristics, group relations, policy positions and ...
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Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in ...

Els de Graauw - Social Science - 2016 - 248 pages
More than half of the 41 million foreign-born individuals in the United States today are noncitizens, half have difficulty with English, a quarter are undocumented, and many ...
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Latino Politics: Identity, Mobilization, and Representation

Rodolfo Espino, David L. Leal, Kenneth J. Meier - Political Science - 2008 - 416 pages
Due to the dramatic growth of the Latino population in America, in combination with the relative decline of the Anglo (non-Hispanic white) share, Latino Studies is increasingly ...
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