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America becoming : racial trends and their consequences / Neil J. Smelser, William Julius Wilson, and Faith Mitchell, editors.

Contributor(s): Smelser, Neil J | Wilson, William J, 1935- | Mitchell, Faith | National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education | Research Conference on Racial Trends in the United States (1997 : Washington, D.C.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2001Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0309064953 (v. 1); 030906838X (v. 1 : pbk.); 0309068398 (v. 2); 0309068401 (v. 2 : pbk.).Subject(s): United States -- Race relations -- Research -- Congresses | United States -- Ethnic relations -- Research -- Congresses | United States -- Population -- Statistics -- Congresses | Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions -- Research -- Congresses | Minorities -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Research -- Congresses
Contents:
v. 1. Introduction / Neil J. Smelser, William Julius Wilson, and Faith Mitchell ; An overview of trends in social and economic well-being, by race / Rebecca M. Blank ; An overview of racial and ethnic demographic trends / Gary D. Sandefur ... [et al.] ; Hispanics in a multicultural society: a new American dilemma? / Albert M. Camarillo and Frank Bonilla ; Trends among American Indians in the United States / Russell Thornton ; Political trends and electoral issues of the Asian Pacific American population / Don T. Nakanishi ; Contemporary immigration and the dynamics of race and ethnicity / Min Zhou ; The changing meaning of race / Michael A. Omi ; Racial attitudes and relations at the close of the twentieth century / Lawrence D. Bobo ; Racial trends and scapegoating: bringing in a comparative focus / Anthony W. Marx -- Affirmative action: legislative history, judicial interpretations, public consensus / Carol M. Swain ; Test-score trends along racial lines, 1971-1996: popular culture and community academic standards / Ronald F. Ferguson ; Residential segregation and neighborhood conditions in U.S. metropolitan areas / Douglas S. Massey ; Geography and opportunity / Manuel Pastor, Jr. -- v. 2. Racial trends in the administration of criminal justice / Randall Kennedy ; Race and criminal justice / Alfred Blumstein ; Commentary on Randall Kennedy's overview of the justice system / Darnell F. Hawkins ; Race and ethnicity in the labor market: trends over the short and long term / James P. Smith ; Racial differences in labor market outcomes among men / Harry J. Holzer ; Racial trends in labor market and wages: women / Cecilia A. Conrad ; Ethnic and racial differences in welfare receipt in the United States / Robert A. Moffitt and Peter T. Gottschalk ; Labor force trends: the military as data / John Sibley Butler and Charles C. Moskos ; Trends in minority-owned business / Thomas D. Boston ; Wealth and racial stratification / Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro ; Racial and ethnic differences in health: Recent trends, current patterns future directions / Raynard S. Kington and Henry W. Nickens ; Racial and ethnic trends in children's and adolescents' behavior and development / Vonnie C. McLoyd and Betsy Lozoff ; The health of minority children in the year 2000: the role of government programs in improving the health status of America's children / Renâee R. Jenkins ; Racial variations in adult health status: patterns, paradoxes and prospects / David R. Williams ; Health-care use in the veterans health administration: racial trends and the spirit of inquiry / Eugene Z. Oddone ... [et al.].
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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E184.A1 A497 2001 V.1 1 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001523794
Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
E184.A1 A497 2001 V.2 2 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001523802

Papers based on the Research Conference on Racial Trends in the United States, held in June 1997.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

v. 1. Introduction / Neil J. Smelser, William Julius Wilson, and Faith Mitchell ; An overview of trends in social and economic well-being, by race / Rebecca M. Blank ; An overview of racial and ethnic demographic trends / Gary D. Sandefur ... [et al.] ; Hispanics in a multicultural society: a new American dilemma? / Albert M. Camarillo and Frank Bonilla ; Trends among American Indians in the United States / Russell Thornton ; Political trends and electoral issues of the Asian Pacific American population / Don T. Nakanishi ; Contemporary immigration and the dynamics of race and ethnicity / Min Zhou ; The changing meaning of race / Michael A. Omi ; Racial attitudes and relations at the close of the twentieth century / Lawrence D. Bobo ; Racial trends and scapegoating: bringing in a comparative focus / Anthony W. Marx -- Affirmative action: legislative history, judicial interpretations, public consensus / Carol M. Swain ; Test-score trends along racial lines, 1971-1996: popular culture and community academic standards / Ronald F. Ferguson ; Residential segregation and neighborhood conditions in U.S. metropolitan areas / Douglas S. Massey ; Geography and opportunity / Manuel Pastor, Jr. -- v. 2. Racial trends in the administration of criminal justice / Randall Kennedy ; Race and criminal justice / Alfred Blumstein ; Commentary on Randall Kennedy's overview of the justice system / Darnell F. Hawkins ; Race and ethnicity in the labor market: trends over the short and long term / James P. Smith ; Racial differences in labor market outcomes among men / Harry J. Holzer ; Racial trends in labor market and wages: women / Cecilia A. Conrad ; Ethnic and racial differences in welfare receipt in the United States / Robert A. Moffitt and Peter T. Gottschalk ; Labor force trends: the military as data / John Sibley Butler and Charles C. Moskos ; Trends in minority-owned business / Thomas D. Boston ; Wealth and racial stratification / Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro ; Racial and ethnic differences in health: Recent trends, current patterns future directions / Raynard S. Kington and Henry W. Nickens ; Racial and ethnic trends in children's and adolescents' behavior and development / Vonnie C. McLoyd and Betsy Lozoff ; The health of minority children in the year 2000: the role of government programs in improving the health status of America's children / Renâee R. Jenkins ; Racial variations in adult health status: patterns, paradoxes and prospects / David R. Williams ; Health-care use in the veterans health administration: racial trends and the spirit of inquiry / Eugene Z. Oddone ... [et al.].

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