Racism, Latinos, and the Public Policy Process

Racism, Latinos, and the Public Policy Process

by Henry Flores


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Racism, Latinos, and the Public Policy Process traces the process by which race and racism are infused into the public policy process. This book provides a definition and short history of racism with a discussion of how individuals learn and absorb racial ideas and how these ideas become essential elements of the public policy process. Discussion of the three policy areas, gun control, immigration and voting rights, provide new insights into the relationship between decisional and individual belief structures and the decisional process.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498599733
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/30/2019
Series: Latinos and American Politics Series
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.33(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Henry Flores is professor emeritus of political science at St. Mary’s University.

Table of Contents

Chapter One - Racism Defined Chapter Two - Racism and the Public Policy Process Chapter Three - The Socio-Economic-Psychological-Ideological Elements of the State Matrix Chapter Four - How the Public Policy Process Creates a Racial Shield? Chapter Five - Racial Intent Revisited and Some Concluding Thoughts

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