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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... all the others. “You gave the women the vote in '42. You encouraged the founding of the women's branch of the Dominican party. You've always been an advocate for women.” “That I have.” He grins a naughty grin. “A woman 4 Introduction.
... voters will go elsewhere. Indifference is thus a sign of pain and rejection in consumers and voters that produces no corresponding pain-reducing responses from firms or parties. It is also an attempt Dance: A Theory of Power 37.
... voters, activists, campaign contributors, elected officials, etc.) or culturally (as musicians, dancers, artists, Spanish speakers, writers, cooks, etc.). These group and public interests can be gauged indirectly only. Except for rare ...
... voting that are easy to measure directly. It's like the old joke about a drunk who looks for his lost keys by the lamppost because that is where the light is. Bachrach and Baratz could not avoid a similar problem in their empirical ...
... little power because they were treated by elected officials as no more than a passive voting bloc (1983, 178). In addition, the Figure 1.2. Cultural Capital's Impact on Political Power: Correlation of 48 Dance: A Theory of Power.