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Race and Ethnicity in America

John Iceland


Race and Ethnicity in America examines patterns and trends in racial and ethnic inequality in the United States. Drawing upon information collected in surveys such as the decennial census and the American Community Survey, it documents levels of inequality in educational attainment, income, poverty, wealth, residential conditions, and health among whites, blacks, Hispanics, Asians, American Indians, and the multiracial population. It illustrate the main findings with in-depth stories gathered from ethnographic work and in topical news stories, and includes international comparisons as well. A ... More

Keywords: racial and ethnic inequality, poverty, education, international comparisons, blacks, whites, Asians, Hispanics, American Indians, multiracial population

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780520286900
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520286900.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Iceland, author
Penn State University