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Falling union membership could be detrimental to Latino political participation

Francia, Peter L. and Orr, Susan (2014) Falling union membership could be detrimental to Latino political participation. LSE American Politics and Policy (01 Sep 2014). Website.

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Abstract

In the last Presidential election, Latino voters had one of the largest gaps in turnout compared with White Americans. In new research, Peter L. Francia and Susan Orr find that despite the labor movement being written off by many commentators as a spent political force, union membership plays a significant role in increasing Latino voter registration and turnout. They argue that unions should continue to target Latinos; if union membership continues to decline, then their political participation will decline as well.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Authors; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2014 09:32
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 00:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/59828

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