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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 301–314.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Craig St. John Abstract We examine race differences in the effects of age at first birth on the pace of subsequent fertility. If race differences in the pace of fertility persist net of age at first birth and socioeconomic variables, they will be taken as new support for the minority group status...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 1992
... of visible minorities, are disadvantaged in both the wage labor and the self-employed markets. This pattern has not been replicated in Canada, however; after controlling for several socioeconomic attributes, it is found that foreign-born, self-employed visible minority-group members are not at a disadvantage...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Nancy A. Denton; Douglas S. Massey Abstract Ethnic diversity within metropolitan neighborhoods increased during the 1970s, and all-white tracts became less common. The simple presence of a minority group did not precipitate turnover, but as the minority proportion rose, the probability of racial...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Arthur Sakamoto; Huei-Hsia Wu; Jessie M. Tzeng Abstract The extent to which racial minority groups face discrimination in the labor market is the subject of considerable debate. Using William J. Wilson’s thesis of the declining significance of race as our theoretical context, we provide further...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 February 1996
.... In contrast, black segregation levels decreased in 88%ofmetropolitan areas. Multiethnic metropolitan area context is shown to be important for internal segregation dynamics. Black segregation levels are lower, and were more likely to decline in multiethnic metropolitan areas and when other minority groups...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 443–453.
Published: 01 November 1996
... or access to more desirable locations for minority-group members? Are these effects the same for Asians or Hispanics as for blacks? Does suburbanization offer a step toward greater equality in the housing market, or do minorities find greater discrimination in the suburban housing market? Data from 1980...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 147–159.
Published: 01 May 2001
... hierarchy disadvantages members of these minority groups. For marriages between Japanese Americans and whites, however, crossing the group boundary does not affect couples’ characteristics. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2001 2001 Marriage Market Racial Status Group...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1933–1953.
Published: 24 October 2016
..., or areas where Hispanics are the principal minority group, or where there is no large minority presence at all? We distinguish four types of metropolitan regions: white, white/black, white/Hispanic/Asian, and multiethnic. These regions necessarily differ greatly in neighborhood composition, but some...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 245–270.
Published: 01 May 2008
... survey years—1983, 1987–1988, 1993–1994, and 1999–2000-andfocus on the educational attainment of children and young adults aged 6–29. Our results show a declining gap between dalits, adivasis, and others in the odds of completing primary school. Such improvement is not seen for Muslims, a minority group...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1791–1825.
Published: 19 September 2019
... of marriage among bisexuals, one of the most disadvantaged but understudied sexual minority groups, although a few have shown mixed results for gays and lesbians. Similarly, no research has examined how the gender composition of a couple may shape bisexuals’ health outcomes above and beyond the effects...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 845–868.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of differences across groups in household-level sociodemographic characteristics. This article investigates the role of contextual forces in structuring disparate access to homeownership among minorities. Speci¿ cally, I combine household- and metropolitan-level census data to assess the impact of metropolitan...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 February 2002
.... There is no general tendency of a greater gender gap for minorities than for the ethnic Chinese, but significant differences in the gender gap emerge across individual ethnic groups. Together with evidence from census data showing that ethnic disparities in junior high school transitions increased between 1982...
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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 (1995) 32 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 May 1995
... or a complex mosaic of racial and ethnic assertiveness. Central to this issue is equity and empowerment, which may be accentuated by minority populations’ size, structure, and spatial concentration. We examine two potential modes of local empowerment: “dominance,” whereby each group is the majority of voters...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 539–550.
Published: 01 November 1997
... compared to the relatively middling position of indigenous minority females in New York:S labor queue. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1997 1997 Immigrant Group Occupational Attainment Puerto Rican Woman Ethnic Economy Indigenous Minority References Arnold...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 May 1993
... of locations different racial and ethnic groups gain access-we can expect to learn about the social relations among racial and ethnic groups and about the incorporation of minority-group members into the society at large. In this study we conceptualize spatial location as the outcome of an individual-level...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 139–164.
Published: 18 December 2015
... feature of American society is that whites, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians tend to live in different residential areas. Because this separation of groups remains high and is thought to have harmful consequences for minorities, residential segregation has been the subject of much research. However, separate...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 May 1990
... into the economic mainstream, so too can studying why minorities are unequally represented in the census help in deciding what to do about the undercount. At the root of the undercount problem is a struggle for money and political power. Leaders of minority groups and representatives of cities and states with large...
Published: 19 January 2017
Fig. 4 The range of the simulated 95 % CI for w D b , w D h , and w D a by (top) the number of tracts and (bottom) the minority group population for all CBSAs in the United States: 2005–2009 ACS. Both axes are truncated to increase the detail for smaller values More
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 585–605.
Published: 01 August 2004
.... Furthermore, the payoffs to many factors are notably weaker for minority than for white households. This finding is especially consistent across groups for the effects of age, socioeconomic status, and housing-market value. Blacks and Hispanics also uniformly receive less benefit from mortgage and housing...