Inventive Politicians and Ethnic Ascent in American Politics
The Uphill Elections of Italians and Mexicans to the U. S. Congress
|Series title:||Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
This innovative book investigates the process through which ethnic minorities penetrate into higher echelons of political power: specifically, how they succeed in getting elected to the U.S. Congress. Analysts today see ethnic politicians largely in relation to their collectivities, but by actually studying what ethnic minority politicians doand the issues they have faced, Jiménez's book offers an original perspective of analysis.
Jiménez utilizes a ground-breaking...