Latino vote in the United States presidential elections: the Cuban American minority in Florida

Certomà, Sabrina (A.A. 2020/2021) Latino vote in the United States presidential elections: the Cuban American minority in Florida. Tesi di Laurea in History of the Americas, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Gregory Alegi, pp. 218. [Master's Degree Thesis]

PDF (Full text)
Download (5MB) | Preview


Historical Latino struggles for justice and inclusion in US civil society. The world war II legacy. The sixties, the civil rights act and yhe voting rights act. The seventies: 1975 extension of the voting rights act. ¡Su voto es su voz! From Reagan “colour-blindness” to the contemporary debate on voting rights. Historical background to relations between Cuba and the United States. The era of “inevitable gravitation”: the United States and colonial Cuba. The 19th century. The causes of the rupture: the revolution of Fidel Castro. The causes of the rupture: the imposition of the embargo. Attempts at normalization. Barack Obama vs. Raúl Castro. Donald Trump vs. Miguel Díaz-Canel: the obstacles towards a normalization. Migration issues. The weight of the Cuban diaspora in the United States: Florida. Socioeconomic framework. Cuban immigrant adaptation in the US. Political adaptation. Florida as a swing state from 2008 to 2020: a comparative analysis. Obama. A common denominator between 2016 and 2020: Latinos por Trump, the fear of socialism.


Bibliografia: pp. 178-191. Sitografia: pp. 192-203.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: History of the Americas
Thesis Supervisor: Alegi, Gregory
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Forlenza, Rosario
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Extraordinary
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2022 16:15
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2022 16:15


Downloads per month over past year

Repository Staff Only

View Item View Item