Dual Nationality Among Latinos: What Are the Implications for Political Connectedness?

  title={Dual Nationality Among Latinos: What Are the Implications for Political Connectedness?},
  author={Jeffrey K. Staton and Robert Allan Jackson},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={470 - 482}
This study assesses the influence of dual nationality on connectedness to the American polity. Specifically, it examines whether first-generation dual national Latinos are less politically connected than their sole U.S. national counterparts. We define political connectedness as the skills, attitudes, and behaviors that attach someone to the political system. According to the traditional view on immigration and assimilation, dual nationality should be associated with negative consequences for… Expand
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