New PDF release: Puerto Rican Identity, Political Development, and Democracy

By José E. Cruz

Using Puerto Rican politics in manhattan urban as a case examine, quite targeting political elites, Puerto Rican id, Political improvement, and Democracy in big apple, 19601990 argues that ethnic identification is a good strength in political improvement. José E. Cruz means that in utilizing ethnic id to say and workout social and civil rights, to pursue illustration, and to entry assets and advantages, Puerto Ricans sustained and enriched liberal democracy in manhattan urban. This publication indicates how in engaging in politics during this method, Puerto Rican political elites put themselves out of the margins and into the mainstream of urban politics as major participants to city democracy.

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