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The Republican Party and Immigration Politics
 
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The Republican Party and Immigration Politics
From Proposition 187 to George W. Bush
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
 
25 Apr 2008
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£67.00
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9780230600539
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This book examines the 1990s backlash against illegal immigrants. Wroe explains why many Americans turned against immigration, looking at the origins of California's Proposition 187 and its wider political implications.


Description

This book examines the 1990s backlash against illegal immigrants. Wroe explains why many Americans turned against immigration, looking at the origins of California's Proposition 187 and its wider political implications.


Contents


Introduction
Learning from History
The Early Politicization of the Illegal Immigration Issue
The Increasing Salience of Illegal Immigration and the Qualification of Proposition 187
The Campaign
The Judicial Death of Proposition 187
The Legislative Revival of Proposition 187
The GOP, Electoral Strategy, and Latino Participation: The Irony of Immigrant Politics


Authors

Andrew Wroe is Lecturer in Politics, University of Kent.