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On the Streets and in the State House: American Indian and Hispanic Women and Environmental Policymaking in New Mexico Diane-Michele Prindeville

On the Streets and in the State House: American Indian and Hispanic Women and Environmental Policymaking in New Mexico

Diane-Michele Prindeville

Published December 15th 2012
ISBN : 9780415650526
Paperback
278 pages
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This study explores the politics of American Indian and Hispanic women leaders in New Mexicos environmental policymaking arena. Using non-random purposive sampling, 50 women were selected for participation who were political activists in grassrootsMoreThis study explores the politics of American Indian and Hispanic women leaders in New Mexicos environmental policymaking arena. Using non-random purposive sampling, 50 women were selected for participation who were political activists in grassroots organization or public officials, elected or appointed to local, state or tribal government. Personal interviews were employed to gather data on their political socialization, their leadership trajectories, their motives for engagement in public life, their political ideology, their racial-ethnic- and gender identity and their policy agendas and strategies for influencing public policymaking.