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The great demographic illusion : majority, minority, and the expanding American mainstream / Richard Alba.

Alba, Richard D., (author.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 305.800 ALB GRE (Text) 34207002325398 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 305.8 ALBA (Text) 32826014268262 New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780691201634
  • ISBN: 9780691206219
  • Physical Description: xiii, 312 pages : charts ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-301) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: the narrative of the majority-minority society -- The enigma of November 2016 -- The power of the demographic imagination -- The demographic data system and the surge of young Americans from mixed family backgrounds -- What we know about Americans from mixed minority-white families -- Some ideas and history for understanding today's ethno-racial mixing -- Assimilation in the early twenty-first century -- Social policies to broaden mainstream assimilation -- Toward a new understanding of American possibilities.
Summary, etc.:
"A book that examines the growing population of mixed minority-white backgrounds and society"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ethnic groups > United States.
Racially mixed people > United States.
Minorities > United States.
Majorities.
United States > Population > History > 21st century.

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