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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2333–2336.
Published: 31 October 2014
... on identity studies” (p. 169) by providing racial classification categories with a concrete, “measurable,” and “logical” basis against which social construction should be analyzed. Instead, I argue that their main accomplishment is the “molecular reinscription of race” (Duster 2011 :104). In this article, I...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2337–2342.
Published: 25 November 2014
... in U.S. social surveys. The general concept of racial identify is a much more complex subject involving many more historical, cultural, political, social, and ancestral factors than we address here. To be sure, a long history of work has attempted to link race to genetics in order to justify racial...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1177–1195.
Published: 09 May 2013
... are included for year and cohort. Standard errors are clustered at the family level. † p < .10; * p < .05; ** p < .01; *** p < .001 Column 1 of Table  3 shows that there is no race gap in the likelihood of having positive net worth, net of other demographic characteristics and social...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 465–474.
Published: 01 November 1998
... 2011 © Population Association of America 1998 1998 Labor Market Racial Discrimination Racial Classification Racial Inequality Social Race References Diversidades Brasileiras: Um Olhor Demografico . ( 1996 ). Brasilia : United Nations Fund for Population Activities . de...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1727–1751.
Published: 31 August 2020
... are considered marriage-like unions involving children. Women in White-Hispanic cohabitations were more likely than White and Hispanic women in same-race cohabitations to have an unintended pregnancy, reflecting possible concerns about social discrimination. These findings indicate heterogeneity...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 141–172.
Published: 10 September 2013
...Guang Guo; Yilan Fu; Hedwig Lee; Tianji Cai; Kathleen Mullan Harris; Yi Li Abstract Self-reported race is generally considered the basis for racial classification in social surveys, including the U.S. census. Drawing on recent advances in human molecular genetics and social science perspectives...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1729–1753.
Published: 12 September 2014
...Jeremy Pais Abstract Cumulative structural disadvantage theory posits two major sources of endogenous selection in shaping racial health disparities: a race-based version of the theory anticipates a racially distinct selection process, whereas a social class-based version anticipates a racially...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Tyson H. Brown; Taylor W. Hargrove; Patricia Homan; Daniel E. Adkins Abstract Racism drives population health inequities by shaping the unequal distribution of key social determinants of health, such as socioeconomic resources and exposure to stressors. Research on interrelationships among race...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 287–303.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Richard G. Rogers Abstract This paper examines the demographic and social factors associated with differences in length of life by race. The results demonstrate that sociodemographic factors—age, sex, marital status, family size, and income—profoundly affect black and white mortality. Indeed...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 489–506.
Published: 01 August 1993
... the determinants of race differences in the two main components of LBW—preterm birth (PRETERM) and intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)—within a partially causal framework that includes social and proximate explanatory variables. The data come from the 1988 National Survey of Family Growth. This study asks...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 617–642.
Published: 14 March 2018
... the importance of considering whether social programs have differential effects on the life chances of individuals based on both race and gender. 01 02 2018 14 03 2018 © Population Association of America 2018 2018 Transition to adulthood Subsidized housing Inverse probability...
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Published: 21 November 2017
Fig. 2 Social trajectory model: Predicted probabilities of risk factors by cohort, net of sex, race/ethnicity, and early-life SES. Time-variant outcomes are also adjusted for age More
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2001
... . American Psychologist , 48 , 1132 – 40 . 10.1037/0003-066X.48.11.1132 Zuberi , T. ( 2000 ). Deracializing Social Statistics: Problems in the Quantification of Race . Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science , 568 , 172 – 85 . 10.1177/0002716200568001013...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 451–466.
Published: 01 August 1992
... is the strongest. Because the issues of racial composition are socially sensitive, additional tests examined the relationship of preferences to behavior. Although many behaviors generally follow expressed preferences, members of households who expressed "no preference" also were found to largely choose own race...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1603–1630.
Published: 01 October 2021
... are likely gendered differently for different segments of the mixed-race population. This offers a more nuanced picture of how gender interacts with other social processes to shape racial identification in the United States. Copyright © 2021 The Authors 2021 This is an open access article distributed...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 February 2024
... disparities and reach different conclusions regarding which groups were most impacted. We suggest that these variations stem from differences in the temporal scope of the mortality data used and difficulties inherent in measuring race and ethnicity. To circumvent these issues, we link Social Security...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1477–1501.
Published: 12 July 2017
... of specifications and are consistent across race and gender subgroups. This study advances the social networks literature by exploring how familial characteristics can shape adolescent social networks and contributes to the collateral consequences of incarceration literature by using network analysis to consider...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
... as a selection process constrained by individuals’ sociality (propensity to make friends), selective mixing in dyads (friendships within race, grade, or sex categories are differentially likely relative to cross-category friendships), and closure in triads (a friend’s friends are more likely to become friends...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 297–319.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of such life expectancies specific to sex, race, and education (years of school completed) for a longitudinal panel of elderly persons. We find that education extends both total life expectancy and active life expectancy. Education thus may serve as a powerful social protective mechanism delaying the onset...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 705–726.
Published: 20 March 2020
... steeper downward mobility at arrival in the United States and slower subsequent upward mobility relative to light-skinned immigrants, net of human and social capital, race/ethnicity, country of origin, visa type, and demographics. These findings shed light on multiple current literatures, including...
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