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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 497–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
... of Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban ethnicity. In several respects, our findings confirm the central tenets of spatial assimilation theory: Latino residential mobility into neighborhoods that are inhabited by greater percentages of non-Hispanic whites (i.e., Anglos) increases with human and financial capital...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 869–893.
Published: 01 November 2010
...John Iceland; Kyle Anne Nelson Abstract This article examines the ways in which mixed-nativity marriage is related to spatial assimilation in metropolitan areas of the United States. Specifically, we examine the residential patterns of households with a mixed-nativity—and, in some cases...
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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 (2013) 50 (4): 1477–1498.
Published: 05 January 2013
..., contrary to the notion that homeownership represents an endpoint in the residential assimilation process. The patterns for Hispanics and Asians conform more to expectations under the spatial assimilation model. The findings here suggest that race and ethnicity continue to be as important in shaping...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1327–1348.
Published: 25 June 2019
... median income, however, become insignificant. Our results provide support for the tenets of the spatial assimilation and place stratification models and suggest that Muslim–non-Muslim disparities in locational attainment define a new fault line in residential stratification. 30 05 2019 25 06...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1027–1049.
Published: 09 June 2016
... the segregation of the American population and provides insights for theorizing about social and economic drivers of segregation change. Spatial assimilation theory argues that social mobility and acculturation contribute to the geographic dispersion of minority groups and encourage whites to have more...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1251–1275.
Published: 10 July 2017
... attainment: Spatial assimilation or place stratification? Social Problems , 59 , 258 – 281 . 10.1525/sp.2012.59.2.258 . Park , R. E. ( 1926 ). The urban community as a spatial pattern and a moral order . In E. W. Burgess & R. E. Park (Eds.), The urban community (pp. 3...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Alden ( 1988 ). Regional and Metropolitan Growth and Decline in the United States . New York : Russell Sage Foundation . Gordon Milton ( 1964 ). Assimilation in American Life . New York : Oxford University Press . Gross Andrew , & Massey Douglas ( 1991 ). “Spatial...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 23–36.
Published: 01 February 2004
.... ( 1985 ). Spatial Assimilation as a Socioeconomic Outcome . American Sociological Review , 50 , 94 – 106 . 10.2307/2095343 Massey D.S. ( 1988 ). The Dimensions of Residential Segregation . Social Forces , 67 , 281 – 315 . 10.2307/2579183 Massey D.S. ( 1989...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1873–1896.
Published: 29 November 2012
... from regional deconcentration. Two general theoretical perspectives have been developed to understand how residential segregation varies across places: spatial assimilation and place stratification. The spatial assimilation model argues that upon initial entry into the host country, immigrants...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 563–581.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and Spatial Assimilation. American Sociological Review 64:446 60. Racial Segregation in Rural and Small-Town America 579 Brown, D.L. and L. Swanson, eds. 2004. Challenges for Rural America in the 21st Century. Univer- sity Park, PA: Penn State University Press. Brown, L.A., and S.Y. Chung. 2006. Spatial...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 337–348.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Region . Research in Community Sociology , 4 , 43 – 67 . Alba , R.D. , Logan , J.R. , Stults , B. , Marzan , G. , & Zhang , W. ( 1999 ). Immigrant Groups and Suburbs: A Re-Examination of Suburbanization and Spatial Assimilation . American Sociological Review , 64...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 393–420.
Published: 17 October 2012
.... , Wright , R. , & Parks , V. ( 2006 ). The immigrant household and spatial assimilation: Partnership, nativity, and neighborhood location . Urban Geography , 27 , 1 – 19 . 10.2747/0272-3638.27.1.1 Farley , R. , Fielding , E. L. , & Krysan , M. ( 1997...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 459–484.
Published: 15 February 2018
... the central role of economic status in neighborhood attainment with the spatial assimilation theory , which argues that racial and ethnic minorities use their economic resources to gain entry into white—and often higher-income—neighborhoods, thus becoming spatially assimilated with the dominant majority...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 August 1992
.../2578643 Massey Douglas , & Denton Nancy ( 1985 ). Spatial Assimilation as a Socioeconomic Outcome . American Sociological Review , 50 , 94 – 106 . 10.2307/2095343 Massey Douglas ( 1987 ). Trends in the Residential Segregation of Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians, 1970–80...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2193–2227.
Published: 11 November 2019
... and historical experiences of exclusion in American society, the latter ranging from enslavement (for African Americans) to banishment and internment (for the Chinese and Japanese, respectively) (Fong 2008 ; Iceland 2017 ; Lieberson 1980 ; Portes and Rumbaut 2006 ). Spatial assimilation theory posits...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1507–1545.
Published: 15 June 2018
..., and access to homeownership—all central to the spatial assimilation hypothesis—should favor intergenerational contextual mobility (Hypothesis 2a (H2a)). On the other hand, following the argument that context matters, structural constraints within the broader urban areas in which children grow up may also...
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 307–336.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of independent variables is guided by previous studies ( Lichter et al. 2015b ; Pais et al. 2012 ; Reardon et al. 2009 ; Wright et al. 2005 ). For example, the spatial assimilation perspective posits declines in segregation as racial and ethnic inequality declines. More income provides greater financial...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 November 1971
... experienced the largest proportional increments in both older and newer subareas, as well as the greatest stability in subarea occupancy. Finally, the spatial separation of ethnic populations impedes assimilation in that unique pat- terns of neighborhood structure come to characterize different ethnic pop...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1803–1828.
Published: 27 September 2018
... ). Spatial assimilation as a socioeconomic outcome . American Sociological Review , 50 , 94 – 106 . 10.2307/2095343 . Massey , D. S. , & Denton , N. A. ( 1988 ). The dimensions of residential segregation . Social Forces , 67 , 281 – 315 . 10.1093/sf/67.2.281 . McAvay , H...
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