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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 835–856.
Published: 09 May 2014
...Aaron Gullickson; Florencia Torche Abstract Exchange of racial for educational status has been documented for black/white marriages in the United States. Exchange may be an idiosyncratic feature of U.S. society, resulting from unusually strong racial boundaries historically developed there. We...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 359–391.
Published: 26 February 2013
...-minority society by 2043. This so-called Third Demographic Transition raises important implications about changing racial boundaries in the United States, that is, about the physical, economic, and sociocultural barriers that separate different racial and ethnic groups. America’s racial transformation may...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1185–1205.
Published: 21 July 2016
... different races in the 1982 and 1987–2009 Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios. We first examine the contexts within which adolescent twins in the same family are labeled as different races to determine the characteristics of families crossing racial boundaries. Then, as a way to hold constant shared...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 147–159.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Vincent Kang Fu Abstract Most studies of racial intermarriage rely on the prevalence of intermarriage to measure the strength of group boundaries, without scrutinizing the nature of intermarriage pairings. Examination of intermarried couples’ characteristics reveals (1) that intermarriages and...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 85–101.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Behavior in Adolescence.” . Social Forces , 80 , 1005 – 39 . 10.1353/sof.2002.0008 King V. , Harris K. , & Heard H.E. ( 2004 ). “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Nonresident Father Involvement.” . Journal of Marriage and Family , 66 , 1 – 21 . Knab J. ( 2004...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1921–1942.
Published: 20 April 2013
...Aliya Saperstein; Aaron Gullickson Abstract Racial distinctions in the United States have long been characterized as uniquely rigid and governed by strict rules of descent, particularly along the black-white boundary. This is often contrasted with countries, such as Brazil, that recognize “mixed...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 651–675.
Published: 14 February 2012
... © Population Association of America 2012 2012 Endogamy Ethnicity Immigration Mate selection Racial boundaries In addition, the likelihood of marriage with other racial minorities is relatively high for Filipinos and Puerto Ricans. Indeed, Filipinos are more “segmented” and take multiple...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1957–1977.
Published: 12 September 2018
..., this article argues that neighborhood boundaries—defined as sharp changes in the racial or socioeconomic composition of neighborhoods—are a salient feature of the spatial structure with implications for violent crime and other outcomes. Boundaries lack the social control and cohesion of adjacent...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 35–43.
Published: 01 February 1998
...- lenged by scholars attuned to the growing numbers of multi- racial persons. Racial boundaries are now assuming an am- biguity and fluidity paralleling the mutability of ethnicity. (Root 1992; Spickard 1989). To the degree that racial bound- aries are fluid, membership in a racial category is the out...
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Demography (1997) 34 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 May 1997
... that during mate selection, social boundaries between educational groups become stronger than boundaries between religious groups and between groups with fathers from different occupational classes. When educational boundaries become stronger, racial barri- ers may become easier to cross. If this is...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 141–172.
Published: 10 September 2013
... racial grouping to maintain and perpetuate social stratification (Bonilla-Silva 2001 ; Gould 1981 ). The fluidity and arbitrariness of racial boundaries have been a central theme in the literature on the social construction of race (Brown 1992 ; Brunsma 2006 ; Campbell and Troyer 2007 ; Hahn et...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 127–152.
Published: 23 February 2011
.... 2004 ; Keppel et al. 2002 ). On the other hand, increasing attention toward identities spanning racial boundaries has caused researchers to question the nature of racial distinctions. Respondents now have the option to report their race in either monoracial or multiracial terms on many health surveys...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 563–581.
Published: 01 August 2007
... also have their own set of problems, including the discontinu- ity between tract and true neighborhood boundaries (i.e., both natural and physical) and insensitivity to granularity in the scale of segregation (i.e., uneven racial segregation within neighborhoods), which can vary from neighborhood...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 383–399.
Published: 01 May 2006
... census tracts, we found that 298, or 49%, of them are within 0.25 miles of the boundary of their host tracts, while 433, or 71%, are within 0.5 miles. When the TSDF is Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Environmental Justice Research 385 near a boundary, much of the adjacent or nearby tracts may be...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Sean F. Reardon; Stephen A. Matthews; David O’Sullivan; Barrett A. Lee; Glenn Firebaugh; Chad R. Farrell; Kendra Bischoff Abstract This article addresses an aspect of racial residential segregation that has been largely ignored in prior work: the issue of geographic scale. In some metropolitan...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 581–602.
Published: 01 November 1985
... displacement, integration, and segregation hypotheses focuses on patterns of racial change in Washington, D.C. As a research site, the city of Washington possesses several advantages. From a practical standpoint, the relative stability of census tract and block boundaries facilitates longitudinal inquiries...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 139–164.
Published: 18 December 2015
... 2010 boundaries, as well as whether we include or exclude the areas that were not fully tracted in 1980. To calculate racial neighborhood inequality, we need to know both the racial composition of neighborhoods and their economic conditions. Racial composition at the tract level is readily...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2333–2336.
Published: 31 October 2014
...Reanne Frank Abstract In an article in the February 2014 issue of Demography , Guo et al. claimed that their research “establishes geographic genetic bio-ancestry as a component of racial classification” (p. 141). In doing so, they argued that their work has “a larger theoretical significance on...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 509–517.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Willem Jan Van Der Veen Abstract Frisbie, Forbes, and Pullum (1996) show that it is meaningful to account for low birth weight, preterm delivery, and intrauterine growth-retardation when analyzing differences in compromised birth outcomes and infant mortality among racial and ethnic groups. I...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 21–40.
Published: 01 February 1991
... heighten the efficiency of the sample, increasing the likelihood that it captures the phenomenon of interest." Tracts that were racially mixed in 1970 had to satisfy three other criteria to be judged eligible for this study: I) their boundaries could not have changed significantly between 1970 and 1980;5 2...