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Political Science 126A: Mexican-Americans & Politics

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. UC Irvine’s OCW is a Web-based publication of the courses and course materials that support higher education. Educators are encouraged to use the materials for curriculum... Show More
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