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Published: 01 April 2024
Fig. 8 Strength of ethnic identification by generation, ethnic origin, and country of residence. Predicted strength of ethnic identification—which is measured on a five-point scale where a value of 0 indicates no ethnic identification and a value of 1–4 indicates strength of main ethnic minority More
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Published: 01 April 2024
Fig. 6 Strength of national identification by generation, ethnic origin, and country of residence. Predicted strength of national identification—which is measured on a four-point scale where larger values indicate stronger national identification—is based on estimates from separate OLS More
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 463–491.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Fig. 8 Strength of ethnic identification by generation, ethnic origin, and country of residence. Predicted strength of ethnic identification—which is measured on a five-point scale where a value of 0 indicates no ethnic identification and a value of 1–4 indicates strength of main ethnic minority...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 February 2008
...John Iceland; Melissa Scopilliti Abstract This paper examines the extent of spatial assimilation among immigrants of different racial and ethnic origins. We use restricted data from the 1990 and 2000 censuses to calculate the levels of dissimilarity by race and Hispanic origin, nativity, and year...
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Demography (1973) 10 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 May 1973
...Vivian Z. Klaff Abstract Using an ecological perspective, one aspect of the relationship of social distance and physical distance is analyzed in the three largest cities in Israel. The principal aim of the paper is to examine ethnic (country of origin) residential segregation as an indicator...
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 411–429.
Published: 01 August 1991
... immigrants, but because of ethnic intermarriage, the numerous generations that separate present respondents from their forebears, and the apparent unimportance of ancestry to many whites of European origin, responses appear quite inconsistent. In regard to these groups, we may now be in an era of optional...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 381–393.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Identity Question Format Russell Sage Foundation Hispanic Origin References Alba , R. ( 1990 ). Ethnic Identity: The Transformation of White America . New Haven : Yale University Press . Anderson , M.J. ( 1990 ). The American Census: A Social History . New Haven : Yale...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 275–290.
Published: 01 May 1975
... Jewish Population Current Population Report Russian Origin References Beshers James M. , Laumann Edward O. , & Bradshaw Benjamin S. ( 1964 ). Ethnic Congregation-Segregation, Assimilation, and Stratification . Social Forces , 42 , 482 – 489 . 10.2307/2574994...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 175–180.
Published: 01 February 1991
... been complicated by problems in reporting Hispanic ethnicity on death records. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently added an item on Hispanic origin to the U.S. Standard Certificate of Death scheduled for implementation in the states in 1989 (Freedman et al. 1988...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 357–361.
Published: 01 August 2001
...George J. Borjas Abstract In my original study, “Long-Run Convergence of Ethnic Skill Differentials,” I concluded that the ethnic differentials introduced by the Great Migration seemed to persist into the second and third generations. Alba, Lutz, and Vesselinov argue that my study contained...
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Demography (1993) 30 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 1993
... decades of the twentieth century. About 40% of the white population was of foreign birth or parentage, and immigrants were increasingly from diverse national origins. Using data from the Public Use Microdata Sample of the 1910 U.S. Census, we examine generational and ethnic differences in marital timing...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 651–675.
Published: 14 February 2012
..., and few have explored ethnic diversity within a racial or panethnic context. Using 2000 U.S. census data for Puerto Rican–, Mexican-, Chinese-, and Filipino-origin individuals, we examine differences in marriage and cohabitation with whites, with other minorities, within a panethnic group, and within...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 19–36.
Published: 01 February 1973
.... 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1973 1973 Family Size Ethnic Origin Significant Path Contraceptive Usage Institutional Model References Bradshaw , Benjamin S. , & Bean , Frank D. ( 1972 ). Some Aspects of Mexican-American Fertility. Report...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 259–284.
Published: 19 January 2017
.... We find that response changes happen across ages, sexes, regions, and response modes, with interesting variation across racial/ethnic categories. Researchers should address the implications of race and Hispanic-origin response change when designing analyses and interpreting results. 13 12 2016...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2031–2043.
Published: 21 November 2016
... among Mexican-origin and white youth. For example, second-generation boys are vulnerable to obesity, but the odds of obesity for first-generation girls are low and on par with those of white girls. Findings also indicate that age moderates ethnic/generational differences in obesity among boys...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 443–448.
Published: 01 March 1968
... be explained by the movement of ethnic populations away from areas of original settlement. Some of this variation also may be explained by an analysis of age and regional variations that is currently underway. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 American Sociological...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 441–457.
Published: 01 August 2007
... immigrants, resulting in artificially low recorded death rates for the Mexican-origin population. In this paper, we calculate detailed age-specific infant mortality rates by maternal race/ethnicity and nativity for two important reasons: (1) it is extremely unlikely that women of Mexican origin would migrate...
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Published: 21 November 2016
Fig. 2 Predicted probability of obesity by age and generation/ethnicity among boys . Source : 1999/2001–2011/2012 NHANES. Superscripts indicate ethnic/generational differences among boys at different ages. W Significantly different from non-Hispanic whites: p < .05. 1 Significantly More
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 639–660.
Published: 01 November 1991
... recent origin and is due primarily to shifts in postneonatal mortality. Finally, we examine the transition reflected in the cause structure of ethnic-specific infant mortality and show that the convergence was largely the result of reductions in deaths from exogenous causes. Implications for research...
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Demography (2023) 60 (4): 1031–1058.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of origin ( Chiswick 1988 ; Jonsson and Rudolphi 2011 ). Second, immigrants and their native-born children may expect to face ethnic discrimination in the labor market, which could increase motivation to select educational fields that provide economic security and high earnings ( Heath et al. 2008...
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