Summary: California's burgeoning minorities are remaking politics in the nation's largest and most ethnically diverse state. This ground-breaking book, the leading text in the field, examines the changes and their political impact. Few texts address these difficult questions, and none does it as well as this. Authors include Bruce Cain, Franklin Gilliam, Don Nakanishi, Harry Pachon, Michael Preston, Jaime Regalado, Fernando Guerra, Sandra Bass, Leland Saito, and Raphael Sonne ...show morenshein writing about Latino politics and empowerment, the growing Asian vote, race and crime, affirmative action, transnational political identity, immigration, and political incorporation.
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