Table of contents for Latino Americans and political participation : a reference handbook / Sharon Ann Navarro and Armando Xavier Mejia, Editors.

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Foreword, U.S. Representative Charles Gonzales, 00
Series Foreword, Raymond A. Smith, 00
Preface, 00
Introduction, 00
1 Overview, Maria Luisa Ch vez, 000
Labels, Definitions, Similarities, and Differences, 000
Demographic Profile of U.S. Latinos: Population Size and Composition, 000
Education, 000
Economic and Labor Force Characteristics, 000
Latinas and Economic and Labor Force Characteristics, 000
Historical Context of Three Latino Groups in the United States, 000
Other Smaller Latino Groups, 000
Models of Latino Political Participation, 000
Conclusion, 000
References, 000
2 Protest Politics, Lisa Magana and Armando Xavier Mejia, 000
Early Protest, 000
Immigrants, 000
Future Considerations for Protest Politics, 000
References, 0000
3 Interest Group and Social Movements, Sharon Ann Navarro, 000
Communities of Interest, 000
Linking Politics to Movements, 000
Mexican Americans: The Movement toward Inclusiveness, 000
Cuban Americans: National Politics, 000
Puerto Ricans: Core Groups, 000
Other Latino/a Groups, 000
Conclusion, 000
References, 000
4	Electoral Politics, John A. Garcia and Gabriel Sanchez, 000
Components of This Chapter, 000
Political Participation in the United States
Latinos and Political Participation, 000
Key Determinants of Latino Political Participation, 000
The Electoral Arena and Latinos
Salient Policy Issues and Latinos
Latino Political Participation and Associated Factors, 000
Conclusion, 000
References, 000
5	Latino/as in Office, José E. Cruz, 000
Latino Office-holding, 000
The Context for Latino Office-holding, 000
National Office-holding, 000
State Office-holding, 000
Local Office-holding, 000
Increased Access to Office since 1965, 000
The Content of Representation, 000
Latina Office-holders, 000
The Path to Political Office, 000
	References, 000
Key People, Laws, and Terms, 000
Resources, 000
Chronology, 000
Annotated Bibliography, 000
About the Contributors, 000
Index, 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government.
Political participation -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.