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Pol�ticas Latina Public Officials in Texas

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ISBN-10: 0292717881

ISBN-13: 9780292717886

Edition: 2008

Authors: Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Irasema Coronado, Sharon A. Navarro, Patricia A. Jaramillo, Patricia Madrid

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From the book: "I didn't know I was going to be the first one. I felt like I was really going to have to deliver. If I didn't succeed, they were going to say, 'All Mexican American women are failures.'" Texas Representative, Irma Rangel "There are not enough women who have figured out how to balance [faith and family], how to prioritize, but I believe that the younger women will make a difference . . . that as they grow up professionally and politically, that you will see more women in the ranks." State Senator Judith Zaffirini "I think the expectations are higher because there haven't been that many [Latinas in the Texas Senate] and you are represent[ing] not just females, but an…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 2/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 198
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Valerie Martinez-Ebers is Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Understanding Latina Political Leadership
Areas of Inquiry: Why So Few Latinas Hold Public Office
Irma Rangel: The First Latina in the Texas Legislature
Latinas in the Texas Senate
Latinas in Statewide Office
Latinas on the Bench
Latinas as Mayors
Latinas in Local Government
Epilogue
Tables-Latinas in Public Office
Interview Instrument
Notes
Bibliography
Index