Silent Victims No More?: Moral Indignation and the Potential for Latino Political Mobilization in Defense of Immigrants
26 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last revised: 27 Feb 2010
Date Written: June 16, 2008
This article examines how and whether immigration issues will influence Latino political electoral and non-electoral participation. The article analyzes data on Latino political participation patterns and predictions on how the current immigration debate may alter these patterns. It also examines social science literature on the factors that influence Latino political participation and the benefits of non-electoral engagement.
Keywords: Political Participation and Latinos, Immigration
JEL Classification: D72, K33
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