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Author Frey, William H., author

Title Diversity explosion : how new racial demographics are remaking America / William H. Frey
Published Washington, District of Columbia : Brookings Institution Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (327 pages) : color illustrations
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Contents Front Cover; Inside Flap; Title Page; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; Preface; A Pivotal Period for Race in America; Old Versus Young: The Cultural Generation Gap; America's New Racial Map; Hispanics Fan Out: Who Goes Where?; Asians in America: The Newest Minority Surge; The Great Migration of Blacks, In Reverse; White Population Shifts: A Zero-Sum Game; Melting Pot Cities and Suburbs; Neighborhood Segregation: Toward a New Racial Paradigm; Multiracial Marriages and Multiracial America; Race and Politics: Expanding the Battleground; America on the Cusp; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
Summary In April 2011 a New York Times headline announced, ""Numbers of Children of Whites Falling Fast."" As it turns out, that year became the first time in American history that more minority babies than white babies were born. The concept of a ""minority white"" may instill fear among some Americans, but William H. Frey, the man behind the demographic research, points out that demography is destiny, and the fear of a more racially diverse nation will almost certainly dissipate over time. Through a compelling narrative and eye-catching charts and maps, eminent demographer Frey interprets and expound
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Minorities -- United States -- Statistics.
Minorities -- United States.
United States -- Population.
United States -- Race relations -- Statistics.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014017118
ISBN 0815723997 (electronic bk.)
9780815723998 (electronic bk.)