A Portrait of America: The Demographic Perspective

Editor/Author Iceland, John
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: University of California Press

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ISBN: 978-0-52-027818-9
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 52
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Portrait of America describes our nations changing population and examines through a demographic lens some of our most pressing contemporary challenges, ranging from poverty and economic inequality to racial tensions and health disparities.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. American Demographic Growth
  • 2. The American Family
  • 3. Gender Inequality
  • 4. Economic Well-Being
  • 5. Immigration and Growing Diversity
  • 6. Racial and Ethnic Inequality
  • 7. Migration and Residential Segregation
  • 8. Health and Mortality
  • Conclusion
  • References