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Demographics of Turnout

Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Nagler

in Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159348
eISBN:
9781400848621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159348.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey to provide an extensive description and discussion of aggregate and demographic group-specific turnout rates since 1972, ... More


Classification before Counting: The Statistical Races

Kenneth Prewitt

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157030
eISBN:
9781400846795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157030.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with framing America's history of measuring races, and how the government decides what those races are. The significance of measuring races lies in how law and policy are not ... More


Producer Dynamics in Agriculture Empirical Evidence

Mary Clare Ahearn, Penni Korb, and Jet Yee

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter provides new statistics on the entry, exit, and growth of farms using data from the U.S. Census of Agricultures from 1978 to 1997. Entry and exit statistics can reflect sales or leases ... More


Heaven Ain’t Hard to Find: The Formation of the African American Community

Marne L. Campbell

in Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 2 focuses primarily on African Americans with some comparisons to other racialized groups. It lays the foundation for understanding the collective black experience from 1850 to 1870. It ... More


Expansion and Decline

Paul A. Shackel

in New Philadelphia: An Archaeology of Race in the Heartland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266292
eISBN:
9780520947832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266292.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Despite the strict 1853 Black Codes, several landowning African American families moved to the outskirts of New Philadelphia and became prominent members of the community. Living in a slave state ... More


Urban, Rural, and Green

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis

in A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman.13
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the modern South, which contains one-third of the nation's 100 most populous metro areas as defined by the U.S. Census and five of the top ten. Since 1980, the South's ... More


“We Can’t Go Back”: Immigrant Women, Intersections, and Agency

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

in Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter describes the background of this study as well as the theoretical approaches to be used; in particular, the chapter defines and expands on the concepts of intersectionality ... More


Identity-Based Motivation

Daphna Oyserman

in Pathways to Success Through Identity-Based Motivation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195341461
eISBN:
9780197562581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195341461.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

People experience themselves across time—recalling who they were and imagining who they will become. This consciousness of the self over time (Tulving, 1985; Wheeler, ... More


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