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La Raza Unida Party : a Chicano challenge to the U.S. two-party dictatorship

Author: Armando Navarro
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book traces the party from ideology, structure, strategy and tactics, successes, problems, and electoral campaigns that marked the party's trajectory.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armando Navarro
ISBN: 1566397707 9781566397704 1566397715 9781566397711
OCLC Number: 42690242
Description: xiv, 360 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Third-Party Movements: A Theoretical and Historical Framework --
Ch. 1. Catalyst for Empowerment: The Rise of RUP in Texas, 1970 --
Ch. 2. RUP's Expansion Statewide: The Beginning of the End, 1971-1974 --
Ch. 3. Victim of the Politics of Self-Destruction: The Decline of RUP in Texas, 1975-1978 --
Ch. 4. A Cadre Party of Ultranationalism: The Rise and Fall of RUP in Colorado, 1970-1976 --
Ch. 5. The Cucamonga Experiment: The Precursor of RUP in California, 1968-1973 --
Ch. 6. A Partido of Clashing Caciques and Ideologies: The Rise of RUP in California, 1971-1972 --
Ch. 7. A Casualty of the Viva Yo Generation: The Decline of RUP in California, 1973-1981.
Responsibility: Armando Navarro.


Over the years, third parties have arisen sporadically to challenge the hegemony of the United States' two major political parties. But not until the emergence of the Raza Unida Party (RUP) in 1970  Read more...


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