New Race Politics in America: Understanding Minority and Immigrant Politics / Edition 1

New Race Politics in America: Understanding Minority and Immigrant Politics / Edition 1

by Jane Junn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521670144

ISBN-13: 9780521670142

Pub. Date: 03/31/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Although immigration has altered the racial and ethnic composition of every state in the nation, surprisingly little is known about the consequences of this new heterogeneity for American politics. This book explores the impact and political consequences of immigration. After considering the organizations that mobilize new citizens to politics, the authors examine the…  See more details below

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Although immigration has altered the racial and ethnic composition of every state in the nation, surprisingly little is known about the consequences of this new heterogeneity for American politics. This book explores the impact and political consequences of immigration. After considering the organizations that mobilize new citizens to politics, the authors examine the political psychology of group consciousness for political mobilization. Finally, they consider the emerging patterns and choices of new voters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521670142
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
195
Sales rank:
1,149,268
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 New Race Politics: The Changing Face of the American Electoral Landscape Jane Junn Junn, Jane Elizabeth Matto Matto, Elizabeth 1

2 In Whose Interest? Political Parties, Context, and the Incorporation of Immigrants Kristi Andersen Andersen, Kristi 17

3 Beyond Black and White: The Experiences and Effects of Economic Status among Racial and Ethnic Minorities Dennis Chong Chong, Dennis Dukhong Kim Kim, Dukhong 39

4 Activity amid Diversity: Asian American Political Participation Janelle S. Wong Wong, Janelle S. Pei-te Lien Lien, Pei-te M. Margaret Conway Conway, M. Margaret 70

5 Get Me to the Polls on Time: Coethnic Mobilization and Latino Turnout Rodolfo O. de la Garza Garza, Rodolfo O. de la Marisa A. Abrajano Abrajano, Marisa A. Jeronimo Cortina Cortina, Jeronimo 95

6 Se Habla Espanol: Ethnic Campaign Strategies and Latino Voting Behavior Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto Soto, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Jennifer L. Merolla Merolla, Jennifer L. 114

7 Structuring Group Activism: A Macro Model of Black Participation Fredrick C. Harris Harris, Fredrick C. Brian D. McKenzie McKenzie, Brian D. Valeria Sinclair-Chapman Sinclair-Chapman, Valeria 130

8 Black Elites and Latino Immigrant Relations in a Southern City: Do Black Elites and the Black Masses Agree? Paula D. McClain McClain, Paula D. Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto Soto, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Monique L. Lyle Lyle, Monique L. Niambi M. Carter Carter, Niambi M. Gerald F. Lackey Lackey, Gerald F. Jeffrey D. Grynaviski Grynaviski, Jeffrey D. Kendra Davenport Cotton Cotton, Kendra Davenport Shayla C. Nunnally Nunnally, Shayla C. Thomas J. Scotto Scotto, Thomas J. J. Alan Kendrick Kendrick, J. Alan 145

9Understanding the New Race Politics: Conclusions and Challenges Kerry L. Haynie Haynie, Kerry L. 166

References 175

Index 193

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