LULAC, Mexican Americans, and National Policy

LULAC, Mexican Americans, and National Policy

eBook - 2005
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"Through the dedicated intervention of LULAC and other Mexican American activist groups, the understanding of civil rights in America was vastly expanded in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Mexican Americans gained federal remedies for discrimination based not simply on racial but also on cultural and linguistic disadvantage." "In this book, Craig A. Kaplowitz draws on primary sources, at both national and local levels, to understand the federal policy arena in which the identity issues and power politics of LULAC were played out. At the national level, he focuses on presidential policies and politics, since civil rights has been preeminently a presidential issue."--Jacket.
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, Ă2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781603445986
1603445986
9781585443888
1585443883
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 254 pages)

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