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Pursuing Power

Pursuing Power

Latinos and the Political System

Edited by F. Chris Garcia

Garcia focuses on the cultural transformation of the United States as it becomes more Latinized, particularly those aspects having to do with government and politics, public affairs, and the policy-making process. In this book, the only comprehensive and systematic anthology on Latino politics currently available, experts take an in-depth look at the political aspects of this Latinization and provide an overview of its political potential.

ISBN: 978-0-268-01313-4
480 pages
Publication Year: 1997

F. Chris Garcia is Distinguished Professor of political science at the University of New Mexico. He has written numerous books, including Latino Voices: Mexican, Puerto Rican and Cuban Perspectives on American Politics.

“T]his admirable collection will benefit everyone concerned with Latino issues or, indeed, with public policy issues in general.” — Southwestern Historical Quarterly

“A fine guide to how Latinos are influencing the nation.” — Bookwatch

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Pursuing Power

Latinos and the Political System


Edited by F. Chris Garcia

 Pursuing Power: Latinos and the Political System
Paper Edition

Garcia focuses on the cultural transformation of the United States as it becomes more Latinized, particularly those aspects having to do with government and politics, public affairs, and the policy-making process. In this book, the only comprehensive and systematic anthology on Latino politics currently available, experts take an in-depth look at the political aspects of this Latinization and provide an overview of its political potential.

ISBN: 978-0-268-01313-4

480 pages

“T]his admirable collection will benefit everyone concerned with Latino issues or, indeed, with public policy issues in general.” — Southwestern Historical Quarterly

“A fine guide to how Latinos are influencing the nation.” — Bookwatch