Latino Politics in Massachusetts

Latino Politics in Massachusetts : Struggles, Strategies and Prospects

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 648g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138979430
  • 9781138979437

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"Recommended for upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, researchers/faculty, policy makers, and activists."-A.A. Sisneros, University of Illinois at Springfield, for "CHOICEshow more

Table of contents

Introduction: A Statewide Overview Part 1: History and Lessons from Massachusetts Cities 1. Educational Grievance and Latino Mobilization: Chelsea, Glenn Jacobs 2. Multiracial Coalitions in the Election of the First Latino Legislator: Boston, Ramon Olivencia 3. Latino Political Succession and Incorporation: Lawrence, William Lindeke 4. Strategic Planning in the Community and the Courts: Holyoke, Carol Hardy-Fanta with Rosalba Bassols-Martinez 5. Latino Migration, Political Division and the Catholic Church: Lowell, Jeffrey Gerson 6. Latino Politics in an At-Large System: Springfield, Jose Cruz 7. An Insider's History of Latino Politics: Worcester, Juan A. Gomez Part II: Issues in Latino Politics 8. Latina Women and Political Leadership: Implications for Latino Community Development, Carol Hardy-Fanta 9. "New" Civil Rights Strategies for Latino Political Empowerment, Seth Racusen 10. Latino Voter Registration Efforts in Massachusetts: Un Pasito Mas, Carol Hardy-Fanta, with Jaime Rodriguez 11. Black, Latino, and Asian Coalitions in Boston: An Essay, James Jennings 12. Beyond Homeland Politics: Dominicans in Massachusetts, Ramona Hernandez and Glenn Jacobs 14. The Latin-American Legislative Caucus at One Year: An Assessment, Jeffrey Gerson Postscript: Thoughts on Increasing Latino Political Prospects About the Contributorsshow more