The Resource Latino representation in state houses and Congress, Jason P. Casellas

Latino representation in state houses and Congress, Jason P. Casellas

Label
Latino representation in state houses and Congress
Title
Latino representation in state houses and Congress
Statement of responsibility
Jason P. Casellas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Casellas, Jason Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK2495
LC item number
.C37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Legislative bodies
  • Legislative bodies
  • Hispanic American legislators
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Hispanic American legislators
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Legislative bodies
  • Legislative bodies
  • United States
Label
Latino representation in state houses and Congress, Jason P. Casellas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Latinos in American society ; Latino political incorporation ; The concept of representation ; Brief discussion of subsequent chapters -- Latinos in legislatures : historical and theoretical setting. Literature on Latinos in legislatures ; Other minorities in legislatures and redistricting ; Research questions ; Types of data ; Choices of legislatures -- The effects of population, turnover, and term limits on Latino representation. Turnover, professionalism, and term limits ; Methods ; Institutional and demographic determinants of Latino representation ; Conclusion -- District composition and the election of Latino candidates. Redistricting after the Voting Rights Act of 1965 ; Methods ; United States House ; Overall findings ; New Mexico ; California ; Texas ; Arizona ; Florida ; New York ; New Jersey ; Conclusion -- Electing Latinos in non-Latino majority districts. Methodology ; The elite-driven process ; Features of the Electoral System ; Latino Republicans ; Conclusion -- Voices from within : how Latino legislators see themselves. Methodology ; Background, political past, and election to current position ; Legislators' perceptions of competitiveness ; How they view their districts ; Issue priorities of Latino legislators ; Does partisanship trump ethnicity? ; Conclusion -- Roll call voting behavior of Latino legislators. Background of Latinos in Colorado, New Jersey, and Texas ; What we know about Latino roll call voting behavior ; Data and methods ; Findings ; Conclusion -- Conclusion. Legislatures and legislators matter ; Not all states are equal : institutions and demographics matter ; The mainstreaming of Latinos in U.S. legislatures ; African Americans and Latinos ; Party outreach extends beyond presidential races ; Latino pan-ethnic identity despite district differences ; Variations in Latino legislators' voting records
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 189 pages
Isbn
9780521198974
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010031213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650020042
  • (OCoLC)ocn650020042
Label
Latino representation in state houses and Congress, Jason P. Casellas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Latinos in American society ; Latino political incorporation ; The concept of representation ; Brief discussion of subsequent chapters -- Latinos in legislatures : historical and theoretical setting. Literature on Latinos in legislatures ; Other minorities in legislatures and redistricting ; Research questions ; Types of data ; Choices of legislatures -- The effects of population, turnover, and term limits on Latino representation. Turnover, professionalism, and term limits ; Methods ; Institutional and demographic determinants of Latino representation ; Conclusion -- District composition and the election of Latino candidates. Redistricting after the Voting Rights Act of 1965 ; Methods ; United States House ; Overall findings ; New Mexico ; California ; Texas ; Arizona ; Florida ; New York ; New Jersey ; Conclusion -- Electing Latinos in non-Latino majority districts. Methodology ; The elite-driven process ; Features of the Electoral System ; Latino Republicans ; Conclusion -- Voices from within : how Latino legislators see themselves. Methodology ; Background, political past, and election to current position ; Legislators' perceptions of competitiveness ; How they view their districts ; Issue priorities of Latino legislators ; Does partisanship trump ethnicity? ; Conclusion -- Roll call voting behavior of Latino legislators. Background of Latinos in Colorado, New Jersey, and Texas ; What we know about Latino roll call voting behavior ; Data and methods ; Findings ; Conclusion -- Conclusion. Legislatures and legislators matter ; Not all states are equal : institutions and demographics matter ; The mainstreaming of Latinos in U.S. legislatures ; African Americans and Latinos ; Party outreach extends beyond presidential races ; Latino pan-ethnic identity despite district differences ; Variations in Latino legislators' voting records
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 189 pages
Isbn
9780521198974
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010031213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650020042
  • (OCoLC)ocn650020042

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