“DEMOCRATIZING TEXAS POLITICS: RACE, IDENTITY, AND MEXICAN AMERICAN EMPOWERMENT, 1945-2002”
By: BENJAMIN MÁRQUEZ
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
206 Ingraham Hall
By the beginning of the twenty-first century, Texas led the nation in the number of Latino officeholders, despite the state’s violent history of racial conflict. Exploring this and other seemingly contradictory realities of Texas’s political landscape since World War II, Democratizing Texas Politics captures powerful, interrelated forces that drive intriguing legislative dynamics.