Political Science 126A: Mexican-Americans & Politics (English)

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Political Science 126A, Mexican-Americans & Politics also cross listed as Chicano/Latino Studies 143, Mexican-Americans & Politics This course examines the role of Mexican American and other Latino communities in shaping state and national politics in the United States. After we review the political history and political organizational strategies of Mexican Americans, we will examine their contemporary modes of political organization; analyze public policy issues that concern them; evaluate the successes and failures of Mexican American empowerment strategies; and measure the electoral impact of Mexican American votes.
Political Science Dept. | Social Sciences Sch. | University of California, Irvine
Keywords: Mexican American Politics,Latino Communities,Political Science,Political Organization,Chicano Movement,Electoral Participation,Immigration,Republican Party
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Author:
Louis DeSipio Ph.D.
Title:
Professor
Department:
Political Science
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