Pol 168: Latin@ Politics Professor B. Jones Dept. of Political Science UC-Davis Fall 2009 What is Latino Politics Research? Academic focus on race/ethnic politics typically on African-Americans …which seems natural given historical circumstances.
Professor B. Jones
Dept. of Political Science
Social Identity Latinos
Social Categorization and
the Salience of Social
Historical or Political
CircumstancesSocial Identity Theory
Perceived commonality1 Latino Linked Fate
1 The set of percentages represents Latino respondents who indicated some or a lot of commonality for native/foreign born, English/Spanish speakers. For the linked fate percentages, it is some/a lot vs. little/nothing. For partisan, it is partisans vs. non-partisans. And coworkers represent mixed group of coworkers vs. only Latinos.
Two recent examples