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Contents 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.