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