Racial Threat and the Influence of Latino Turnout on State Immigration Policy*
作者: James M. AveryJeffrey A. FineTimothy Márquez
作者单位: 1Stockton University
2 Clemson University
3 Northern Illinois University
刊名: Social Science Quarterly, 2017, Vol.98 (2), pp.750-765
来源数据库: Wiley Journal
DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12326
原始语种摘要: Objective(#br)We examine how Latino constituencies—their percentage of the population and their percentage of voters—influence the propensity of states to pass restrictive immigration policy, testing two competing theories.(#br)Method(#br)Using state‐level data from 2009 through 2012, we examine the influence of Latino constituency size and Latino electoral strength on the number of restrictive immigration laws enacted by U.S. state legislatures.(#br)Results(#br)We find that states with larger Latino populations pass more restrictive laws, but greater Latino electoral strength leads states to pass fewer restrictive policies. This relationship is interactive such that increases in Latino turnout act to mitigate the positive effect of Latino population size on restrictive policies. Finally,...
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  • electoral 选举
  • propensity 晶癖
  • competing 竞争
  • restrictive 限定的
  • their 他们的
  • substantive 独立的
  • voting 表决
  • percentage 百分数
  • immigration 移居
  • minority 少数