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What Is Your Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

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America is preoccupied with race statistics--perhaps more than any other nation. Do these statistics illuminate social reality and produce coherent social policy, or cloud that reality and confuse social policy? Does America still have a color line? Who is on which side? Does it have a different "race" line--the nativity line--separating the native born from the foreign ...more
Hardcover, 271 pages
Published July 21st 2013 by Princeton University Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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Fascinating discussions of the history of the census and race, with thoughtful analysis of where to go from here.
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