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ERIC Number: EJ584513
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Conventional Politics Takes Center Stage: The Latino Struggle against English-Only Laws.
Santoro, Wayne A.
Social Forces, v77 n3 p887-909 Mar 1999
A study of U.S. English-only legislation found that Latino voting blocs and state legislators, not extrainstitutional resources, helped limit passage of English-only statutes in the 1980s. In four states that ratified such statutes by citizen-initiated referenda, however, Latino institutional and extrainstitutional resources did not prevent adoption of the policy. Contains 74 references. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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