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America's Americans: Population Issues in U.S. Society and Politics

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Edited by Philip Davies & Iwan Morgan . Published 2007. ISBN 9781900039857



Detailed Description

This book examines the social, cultural economic and political effects of modern demographic change in the United States. The specialist contributors from the US and the UK draw on new research to analyse a wide range of issues pertaining to the diversity of American society. Among the subjects considered in this study are: Latino immigrant incorporation; racial and ethnic integration in metropolitan contexts; population and selfdetermination issues pertaining to Native Americans; public policy issues relating to immigration; the growth of the US prison population; the changing nature of poverty in the US; the politics of demographic and social change at national and local levels; and the historical change in the labour force participation of women.