The changing ethnic/racial composition of the US electorate: will Hispanics change the face of American politics?

Onori, Arianna (A.A. 2021/2022) The changing ethnic/racial composition of the US electorate: will Hispanics change the face of American politics? Tesi di Laurea in Comparative history of political systems, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Rosario Forlenza, pp. 196. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Bibliografia: pp. 155-183.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-52)
Outstanding Thesis: Department of Political Science
Chair: Comparative history of political systems
Thesis Supervisor: Forlenza, Rosario
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Alegi, Gregory
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2023 16:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2023 10:28


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