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Counting on the Census?

Race, Group Identity, and the Evasion of Politics

Counting on the Census?( )
Author: Skerry, Peter
ISBN:978-0-8157-3335-5
Publication Date:Apr 2000
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.99
Book Description:

Since the U.S. Constitution first instructed that a slave be counted as only three-fifths of a person, the census has been caught up in America's racial dilemmas. Today it is torn by controversies over affirmative action, evolving racial identities, and minority undercounts. In Counting on the Census? Peter Skerry confirms the persistence of minority undercounts and insists that racial and ethnic data are critical to the administration of policies affecting minorities. He...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds



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