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Immigrants and electoral politics : nonprofit organizing in a time of demographic change

Author: Heath A Brown
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heath Brown shows why nonprofit electoral participation has emerged in relationship to new threats to immigrants, on one hand, and immigrant integration into U.S. society during a time of demographic change, on the other. Immigrants across the United States tend to register and vote at low rates, thereby limiting the political power of many of their communities. In an attempt to boost electoral participation through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heath A Brown
ISBN: 9781501705922 150170592X
OCLC Number: 992464863
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Introduction : political variety and electoral efficacy of immigrant non-profit organizations --
The precarious position of immigrants --
Foundations and funding --
You don't vote, you don't count --
A model of immigrant-serving engagement --
From mission to electoral strategy --
Choosing where to focus --
Conclusion : boldly representing immigrants in tough times.
Responsibility: Heath Brown.

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