Language policy: very symbolic o Notion of english only (english should be the official language) o Acculturation model.yes be proud of culture and that you can speak two languages o Reality is that if people want to assimilate, they should learn one lang
P rojections of Latinos in Politics?/Future Implications? Definition of Latino Politics?
Latinos 08 1960-First t ime to pay attention to Latino Voters, picking LBJ, to picking up Mexican Voters Viva Kennedy posters 1968- Raza Unido, third party in Texas 1
Slowest to naturalize-Canadians Largest to naturalize-Mexican
Naturalization -Education/Wealth Support System, Money Easier to naturalize if you are immigrant who is perceived to assimilate (ex. Non exotic looking) Central Americans- Temporary Protective
Regional and Economic Decline In larger cities, more minorities (more poor people) Julius Wilson Underclass debate- Lack of jobs, Unemployment, Racism, lack of governmental intervention, lack of role models, single headed households Economic restructuring
What are transnational implications of open borders? When it comes to policy reforms, what occurs to be salient recommendations? Is an open border feasible? What does the border really mean?
Trans-nationalist- Growing world economies w/ multi-national eco
Projections of Latinos in Politics?/Future Implications? Definition of Latino Politics?
Latinos 08 1960-First time to pay attention to Latino Voters, picking LBJ, to picking up Mexican Voters Viva Kennedy posters 1968- Raza Unido, third party in Texas 198
Latinos in Politics Politics come in two forms: Traditional and Non-Traditional Traditional: Voting, Elected officials, Parties, Voter Registration, Outreach by parties or by elected officials, Campaign Refinance, Non-Traditional: Grassroots Organizing, D