Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States
NYU Press, 01/03/2007 - 278 من الصفحات
Where does power come from? Why does it sometimes disappear? How do groups, like the Puerto Rican community, become impoverished, lose social influence, and become marginal to the rest of society? How do they turn things around, increase their wealth, and become better able to successfully influence and defend themselves?
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... Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Sánchez, José Ramón. Boricua power: a political history of Puerto Ricans in the United States / José Ramón Sánchez. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-8147-9847-8 ...
... Congress. The September 1995 issue of Vibe magazine, devoted to a discussion of who or what has “juice” or power in American society, could identify only one Latino—the actress Rosie Perez. Actually, they chose Rosie's bra rather than ...
... Congress often pales beside the power of their staff employees. Legislative aides are hired by legislators to keep them informed about important policy issues, write legislation, negotiate with the staff of other elected officials, and ...
... success in the enactment of cultural legislation favoring blacks by Congress. I have collected and plotted data, like the kind Merelman used, in figure 1.2. While this is not the place to analyze the results. Dance: A Theory of Power 49.
... Ricans interested” (184). Puerto Ricans also had considerable success in getting Congress to listen to their calls to resolve the colonial status of Puerto Rico or to address other foreign policy The Cigar Makers' Strike 55.