Cover of: Complex ethnic households in America | Read Online

Complex ethnic households in America

  • 673 Want to read
  • ·
  • 83 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, MA .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions -- Case studies,
  • Ethnology -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Households -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Family -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Household surveys -- United States,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- -- Case studies,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations -- Case studies,
  • United States -- Census

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Laurel Schwede, Rae Lesser Blumberg, and Anna Y. Chan.
GenreCase studies., Census.
ContributionsSchwede, Laurel Kathleen., Blumberg, Rae Lesser., Chan, Anna Y.
LC ClassificationsE184.A1 C65 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3403077M
ISBN 100742546365, 0742546373
LC Control Number2005018139

Download Complex ethnic households in America


Free 2-day shipping. Buy Complex Ethnic Households in America (Hardcover) at This groundbreaking interdisciplinary book on complex households in six U.S. ethnic groups-the other four are the Inupiat of Alaska, urban African Americans, Korean immigrants in New York City, and Latino immigrants in central Virginia-uniquely combines rich ethnographic descriptions with theory-linked overviews and Census data. Talks about the complex households in six US ethnic groups, combining ethnographic description with theory-linked overviews and Census data. This book explores interactions of household structure, ethnicity, and gender. It is useful to students, sociologists, anthropologists, demographers, research methodologists, and policymakers. This lively interdisciplinary book on 'complex households' in six U.S. ethnic groups uniquely combines rich ethnographic description conveying the 'sights and smells' of fieldwork with theory-linked overviews and Census data.

Complex Ethnic Households in America. Edited by Laurel Schwede, Rae Lesser Blumberg, and Anna Y. Chan. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, Pp. x+ $ (paper). co-edited book, Complex Ethnic Households in America (), and numerous presentations and publications. Laurie described this research as “the most satisfying project of my career so far,” noting, “The opportunity to write this book with the other research team members enabled me to dig deeper into linkages among household structure, race/ethnicity, geography,File Size: KB. Providing unique and personal insights, each chapter is written by a contributing author representing a particular ethnic group and is structured in a similar pattern - covering the historical background, key ethnic cultural components, traditional and current ethnic family characteristics, and changes and adaptations to the ethnic family and culture. The book is Cited by:   Adults whose annual household income is $30, or less are more likely than those living in households earning $75, or more a year to be non-book readers (36% vs. 14%). Hispanic (40%) and black (33%) adults are more likely than whites (22%) to report not having read a book in the past 12 months.

While the population of the United States has been increasing, the average size of households in the U.S. has decreased since In , there was an average of people per household, but.   Reflecting the social and political dynamics in the United States, this edited volume offers an inclusive look at multicultural diversity in the U.S. with extensive coverage of the family life styles, traditions and values of seventeen American ethnic groups/5(12). This study identifies and describes complex households in selected ethnic groups in the United States, falling into the official Office of Management and Budget categories of African- American, American Indian and/or Alaska Native, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, and non-Hispanic white.   With a lens toward socioeconomic inequality and racial-ethnic variation in family patterns, Families in America illustrates how family diversity is now the norm. The Sociology in the Twenty-First Century series introduces students to a range of sociological issues of broad interest in the United States today.