Unpacking Representation in State Immigration Policy: Latino Composition, White Racial Threat, and Legislator Partisanship
作者: James M. AveryJeffrey A. Fine
作者单位: 1Stockton University, Galloway, NJ, USA
2Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
刊名: State Politics & Policy Quarterly, 2020, Vol.20 (1), pp.23-53
来源数据库: Sage Publications, Inc.
DOI: 10.1177/1532440019881371
关键词: Minority representationMinority compositionRacial threatLatino politicsImmigration policyPartisanship
原始语种摘要: Most research studying minority representation concludes that minorities enjoy better representation when they constitute a larger share of a constituency, but only through the partisanship and race/ethnicity of the representative. Other research finds that minorities receive worse representation when they constitute a larger share of a constituency. We argue that minority composition will have an independent effect on representation, but that this effect will differ depending on the representative’s partisanship. We apply our theory to Latino composition and state legislative voting on immigration policy and find that Latino composition has no effect on voting among Democratic legislators, who are less likely to vote in a restrictive direction on immigration than Republicans regardless...
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  • representation 表现
  • immigration 移居
  • constituency 全体选民
  • effect 效应
  • policy 政策
  • share 分配
  • composition 构图
  • representative 代理的
  • regardless 不顾
  • threat 威胁