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Political Participation by Latino Non-Citizens in the United States
  • David L. Leal
  • Political Science
  • British Journal of Political Science
  • 28 March 2002
This article examines the extent of political participation by Latino non-citizens across the United States. The only previous national quantitative research on this topic is by Verba, Schlozman andExpand
Becoming "Hispanic": Secondary Panethnic Identification among Latin American-Origin Populations in the United States
Contemporary debates on Latino panethnicity assert that this identity is either cultural or instrumental in nature. The article looks at respondents'use ofprimary and secondary ethnic identificationsExpand
A Latino on the Ballot: Explaining Coethnic Voting Among Latinos and the Response of White Americans
In recent campaigns, candidates have sought to attract votes from the growing Latino electorate through ethnic cues. Yet, we know very little about the impact of appeals to ethnicity. This articleExpand
Political Participation: Does Religion Matter?
Verba, Schlozman, and Brady (1995) posit that variation in ethnic group political participation, while related to socioeconomic differences among them, is derived from the acquisition of civic skillsExpand
The Latino Vote in the 2004 Election
In presidential elections over the last several decades, observers have noticed two patterns involving Latinos. The first, according to DeSipio and de la Garza (2002, 398), is that “With eachExpand
A shrinking "digital divide"? The provision of classroom computers across urban school systems
Objective. To determine the extent of the urban school “digital divide”—the varying provision of computer technology to students of different races and classes—and whether it has changed in theExpand
American Public Opinion toward the Military
This article uses a national survey of Latinos, African Americans, and Anglos (non-Hispanic whites) to test multiple hypotheses for public support of military expenditures, enlistment in theExpand
Transnational absentee voting in the 2006 Mexican presidential election: The roots of participation
In many of the major migrant-sending countries of the developing world, governments have extended political rights to expatriates, often including the right to vote via absentee ballot. Little isExpand